Prisoners of War in Occupied Territory

Prisoners of War in Occupied Territory

Prisoners of War in Occupied Territory It seems increasingly likely that the international armed conflict raging in Ukraine will devolve into a partial Russian occupation of large portions of Ukrainian territory. President Putin may very well declare annexation—or...
Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq

Reflections on the Law of Occupation: Afghanistan and Iraq ​A recent  New York Times article discussed, in part, the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan, raising important, yet underexplored, questions about occupations under the law of armed conflict (LOAC). The...
Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code

Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code

Occupation Resistance, War-Rebels, and the Lieber Code The origin of the codified law of belligerent occupation is often traced to the Hague Regulations of 1899 (updated in 1907). However, the Lieber Code of 1863 laid important and underappreciated legal groundwork...