Year Ahead – The Future is at the Edges: Essential Themes for 2024

Year Ahead – The Future is at the Edges: Essential Themes for 2024

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| Jan 3, 2024

Year Ahead – The Future is at the Edges: Essential Themes for 2024 2023 has witnessed in real-time, and often on social media, the brutality inherent in the conduct of hostilities. Faster visibility, endless opportunities for global communications, and...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – The Circle of Suffering and the Role of IHL

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – The Circle of Suffering and the Role of IHL

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| Oct 19, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – The Circle of Suffering and the Role of IHL Great suffering is the cause and consequence of armed conflict. International humanitarian law (IHL) sets a minimum base line of humanity at times when tensions and emotions run at unbearably...
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...
Life, Love & Lethality: History and Delegating Death on the Battlefield

Life, Love & Lethality: History and Delegating Death on the Battlefield

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| May 26, 2023

Life, Love & Lethality: History and Delegating Death on the Battlefield In military circles, the 1939 Einstein-Szilard letter to President Roosevelt is a well-known document that changed the course of history. It was instrumental in the establishment of the...
New Lieber Institute Senior Fellows

New Lieber Institute Senior Fellows

| Apr 11, 2023

New Lieber Institute Senior Fellows We are pleased to announce the addition of three Senior Fellows to the Lieber Institute for Law and Warfare. Gary Corn, Laura A. Dickinson, and Helen Durham each bring a wealth of talent and experience across a broad range of...