The U.S. DoD’s New Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Policy and “Harm Resulting From” Military Operations

The U.S. DoD’s New Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Policy and “Harm Resulting From” Military Operations

| Jan 5, 2024

The U.S. DoD’s New Civilian Harm Mitigation and Response Policy and “Harm Resulting From” Military Operations In a much-celebrated move in late December 2023, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) made good on its promise to publish an enterprise-wide policy on...
2023 DoD Manual Revision – The Civilian Presumption’s Durability

2023 DoD Manual Revision – The Civilian Presumption’s Durability

| Sep 8, 2023

2023 DoD Manual Revision – The Civilian Presumption’s Durability The revised U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Law of War Manual recognizes a presumption of civilian status for decision-making in targeting operations. In this post, I explore the implications of a...