Caltrop: An Ancient Weapon in Modern Warfare

Caltrop: An Ancient Weapon in Modern Warfare

| May 20, 2024

Caltrop: An Ancient Weapon in Modern Warfare Recent reports indicate that Ukraine has modified drones to deliver and disperse a weapon of ancient design in its fight against Russia. The weapon, known as a caltrop, is a spiked device that can be strewn in large...
In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The Separation Between the Jus in Bello and the Jus ad Bellum

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The Separation Between the Jus in Bello and the Jus ad Bellum

| May 10, 2024

In Honor of Yoram Dinstein – The Separation Between the Jus in Bello and the Jus ad Bellum Editors’ note: This post is part of a series to honor Professor Yoram Dinstein, who passed away on Saturday February 10, 2024. These posts recognize Professor Dinstein’s...
New Challenges and Old Problems for International Humanitarian Law

New Challenges and Old Problems for International Humanitarian Law

| Apr 3, 2024

New Challenges and Old Problems for International Humanitarian Law This post provides some reflections based upon the experience of writing the second edition of the book International Humanitarian Law: Rules, Controversies, and Solutions to Problems Arising in...
Invisible Soldiers

Invisible Soldiers

| Mar 11, 2024

Invisible Soldiers Images of drone strikes, hypersonic missiles, and directed energy weapons have cultivated imagination of how war might be fought in the future. Meanwhile, on-board cameras and satellites have made modern battlefields more transparent and accessible...
The Netherlands Appeals Court Order on F-35 Parts Delivery to Israel

The Netherlands Appeals Court Order on F-35 Parts Delivery to Israel

| Feb 27, 2024

The Netherlands Appeals Court Order on F-35 Parts Delivery to Israel A domestic court judgment in the Netherlands recently captured global headlines for ordering the government to suspend participation in a multinational program supplying F-35 parts to Israel. The...