Recapping “Cyber in War: Lessons from the Russia-Ukraine Conflict”

Recapping “Cyber in War: Lessons from the Russia-Ukraine Conflict”

| Jan 8, 2024

Recapping “Cyber in War: Lessons from the Russia-Ukraine Conflict” We are fast approaching the two-year mark of the massive escalation of Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. While much of this war has been fought in the physical realm, to devastating effect,...
Customary International Law, National Law, and Considering Data as Objects

Customary International Law, National Law, and Considering Data as Objects

| Nov 15, 2023

Customary International Law, National Law, and Considering Data as Objects Cyberspace is a relatively new domain. It exists as something of a parallel universe, where properties and rules frequently differ from those of the physical world. And much of what occurs in...
Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts

Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts

| Oct 6, 2023

Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts Editor’s Note: This post is derived from an article-length work published in the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Studies journal. Attempts to influence public support for armed conflicts...
2023 DoD Manual Revision – To Shoot, or Not to Shoot . . . Automation and the Presumption of Civilian Status

2023 DoD Manual Revision – To Shoot, or Not to Shoot . . . Automation and the Presumption of Civilian Status

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| Aug 28, 2023

2023 DoD Manual Revision – To Shoot, or Not to Shoot . . . Automation and the Presumption of Civilian Status (Editor’s note: This post is part of a series analyzing the 2023 revisions to the U.S. Department of Defense’s Law of War Manual.) One of the most important...
Ukraine Symposium – Data-Rich Battlefields and the Future LOAC

Ukraine Symposium – Data-Rich Battlefields and the Future LOAC

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| Sep 12, 2022

Ukraine Symposium – Data-Rich Battlefields and the Future LOAC Alongside the physical conflict in Ukraine, the parties are waging a ruthless data war. Russia continues to deploy its formidable “information war machine” to “confuse and disable”...