Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future?

Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future?

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| Jun 3, 2024

Flamethrowers: A Fiery Legacy and Uncertain Future? In warfare, few weapons are as terrifying as the flamethrower. Horrific imagery captured in iconic photographs from the First and Second World Wars cemented its reputation for inflicting excruciating burns and...
Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo

Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo

| Mar 28, 2024

Imposing a Maritime Quarantine to Enforce the Houthi Arms Embargo This post suggests that the United States and its allies should implement a naval quarantine to restrict the flow of Iranian weapons into Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen. A quarantine, unlike a...
The Influence of Weaponry on the Jus ad Bellum

The Influence of Weaponry on the Jus ad Bellum

| Jan 29, 2024

The Influence of Weaponry on the Jus ad Bellum In an Articles of War post last week, Professor Terry Gill discussed his new book, The Use of Force and the International Legal System, co-authored with Dr. Kinga Tibori Szabó. It is a fascinating journey through the jus...
Year in Review – 2023

Year in Review – 2023

| Dec 29, 2023

Year in Review – 2023 2023 has witnessed not only a continuation of ongoing conflicts, including those in Ukraine and Nagorno-Karabakh, but also the emergence of new hostilities. A notable addition to the global security landscape was the renewed armed conflict...
Securing the Maritime Domain in the Red Sea

Securing the Maritime Domain in the Red Sea

| Dec 8, 2023

Securing the Maritime Domain in the Red Sea Since the brutal Hamas-led massacre of over 1,300 innocent Israeli citizens on October 7, 2023, Houthi rebels based in Yemen have increased their attacks on Israeli and U.S. ships in the Red Sea. A statement issued by the...