Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Reflections on the Invocation of Common Article 1

Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Reflections on the Invocation of Common Article 1

| Mar 13, 2024

Israel – Hamas 2024 Symposium – Reflections on the Invocation of Common Article 1 The South Africa v. Israel case at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) concerning alleged violations of the Genocide Convention during the Israel-Hamas war has broader implications...
AWS Legal Review Series – Transparency and the Experience of the Netherlands

AWS Legal Review Series – Transparency and the Experience of the Netherlands

| Mar 6, 2024

AWS Legal Review Series – Transparency and the Experience of the Netherlands This post appears as part of a series on the legal review of autonomous weapon systems. An introductory post by Professors Rain Liivoja and Sean Watts provides an overview of the series. In...
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...
Pessimism Does Not Help Fragile States

Pessimism Does Not Help Fragile States

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| Dec 11, 2023

Pessimism Does Not Help Fragile States “An uncomfortable reality” is the title and conclusion of a recently published report that evaluates Dutch national participation in international peace and security missions. The report highlights the successes of the Dutch...
Challenges of Intelligence Sharing in Targeting Operations

Challenges of Intelligence Sharing in Targeting Operations

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| Nov 8, 2023

Challenges of Intelligence Sharing in Targeting Operations I reiterate that [the prevention of civilian harm] is not necessarily about more rules on the ground. It is about paying particular attention to civilian harm in existing operational planning and procedures....