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...
Privacy vs. Precaution in Future Armed Conflict

Privacy vs. Precaution in Future Armed Conflict

Privacy vs. Precaution in Future Armed Conflict The operational demands of modern armed conflict highlight a pressing need for information, including highly private data about persons. This post examines the balance between personal privacy and armed forces’ need to...
Warnings as a Precautionary Measure: Gaza

Warnings as a Precautionary Measure: Gaza

Warnings as a Precautionary Measure: Gaza On May 15, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) gave advance warning of an airstrike against the Al Jalaa Tower in Gaza. IDF operational summaries of Operation Guardian of the Walls highlight extensive use of warnings in...