Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC

Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC

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| Apr 8, 2024

Collective Self-Defense and the Internationalization of Armed Conflicts in Eastern DRC Nearly a decade after the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) signed a ceasefire agreement with the March 23 (M23) rebel movement, violence has once again erupted in the...
Ukraine Symposium – Classification of the Conflict(s)

Ukraine Symposium – Classification of the Conflict(s)

| Dec 14, 2022

Ukraine Symposium – Classification of the Conflict(s) The threshold questions in any international humanitarian law (IHL) analysis are whether an armed conflict is underway as a matter of law and, if so, what type. They are determinative questions because the...
Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War?

Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War?

| May 9, 2022

Ukraine Symposium – Are We at War? Last week, allegations that the United States and a number of other NATO nations are providing intelligence to Ukraine that enables attacks against Russian forces continued to surface. Broadly speaking, the reports of...
Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

| Feb 7, 2022

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq ​A recent  New York Times article discussed, in part, the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, raising important, yet underexplored, questions about occupations under the law of armed conflict (LOAC). The...
Afghanistan 2021: Reflections from the Stockton Center for International Law’s Workshop

Afghanistan 2021: Reflections from the Stockton Center for International Law’s Workshop

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| Jan 24, 2022

Afghanistan 2021: Reflections from the Stockton Center for International Law’s Workshop Despite over twenty years of legal analysis, many issues regarding the Afghanistan conflict remain unsettled. At a recent Stockton Center for International Law law of armed...