Russia, the Wagner Group, and the Issue of Attribution

Russia, the Wagner Group, and the Issue of Attribution

Russia, the Wagner Group, and the Issue of Attribution Editor’s note: This week, the Modern War Institute and the Lieber Institute for Law and Land Warfare hosted a multi-disciplinary panel discussion on proxy warfare. Here, one of the panel participants, British Army...
Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities

Experts Weigh in on Law of Armed Conflict Priorities   Presidential transitions present natural opportunities to reconsider national priorities. With the inauguration of a new administration, we asked our Lieber Senior Fellows and Lieber Distinguished Scholar...
The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?

The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?

The Updated GCIII Commentary: A Flawed Methodology?   In June of 2020, as part of its ongoing multi-year effort, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) launched its updated Commentary on the Third Geneva Convention of 1949. The Commentary analyzes...