Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law

Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law

| Apr 18, 2024

Retaliation, Retribution, and Punishment and International Law On April 13, Iran launched a massive missile and drone attack on Israel. Hezbollah and Houthi attacks took place contemporaneously. Israel, alongside forces from France, the United Kingdom, the United...
Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter

| Mar 1, 2024

Regulating Military Force Series – The Meaning of Prohibited “Use of Force” in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter Editors’ note: The author delivered remarks on the subject of this post at the conference “International Law and the Regulation of Resort to Force:...
Attacking the Quds Force and Affiliated Groups under the Jus ad Bellum

Attacking the Quds Force and Affiliated Groups under the Jus ad Bellum

| Feb 5, 2024

Attacking the Quds Force and Affiliated Groups under the Jus ad Bellum On 28 January, a drone strike on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan known as Tower 22 killed three soldiers and wounded 34. The Islamic Resistance in Iraq, a non-State militia group, claimed...
The Emergence of Collective Countermeasures

The Emergence of Collective Countermeasures

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| Nov 1, 2023

The Emergence of Collective Countermeasures Editor’s Note: This post is based on a forthcoming article, “War Reparations: The Case for Countermeasures” in the Stanford Law Review, available here. When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it launched the...
Military Aid to Russia and International Law

Military Aid to Russia and International Law

| Sep 12, 2023

Military Aid to Russia and International Law North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, is in Russia to discuss military support, including supplying artillery shells and rockets, for Russian operations against Ukraine. In the past, North Korea has supplied the Wagner Group...