Ukraine and the Defender’s Obligations

Ukraine and the Defender’s Obligations

Ukraine and the Defender’s Obligations In a recent post, I expressed my concern over the ability of the modern law of armed conflict (LOAC) to continue to not only regulate hostilities, but also do it in a way that survives actual near-peer conflict. I concluded: The...
Reentering the Loop

Reentering the Loop

Reentering the Loop The warfighting advantages of using lethal autonomous systems, and the potential costs of not using them, seem to guarantee their role in future armed conflict. This post argues that optimizing their effectiveness involves not only improving their...
Year Ahead – 2022

Year Ahead – 2022

Year Ahead – 2022 In our look back at 2021, affiliates of the Lieber Institute discussed some of the law of armed conflict issues that made an impact in the past year. In the present post, Professors Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Chris Jenks, Laurie Blank,...
Year in Review – 2021

Year in Review – 2021

Year in Review – 2021 The approach of a new year provides an opportunity to reflect on the past year and to anticipate what the future may hold in the next. In keeping with the tradition of year-in-review surveys, we asked affiliates of the Lieber Institute what...