The Department of Defense’s In Extremis Legal Challenges During Modern Warfare

The Department of Defense’s In Extremis Legal Challenges During Modern Warfare

| Apr 24, 2024

The Department of Defense’s In Extremis Legal Challenges During Modern Warfare A Department of Defense (DoD) lawyer has for a client an organization with a remarkable number of dilemmas, all of which must be resolved (or at least addressed) lawfully, consistent with...
Reimagining IHL Principles Part II: A New Framework

Reimagining IHL Principles Part II: A New Framework

| Dec 11, 2020

Reimagining IHL Principles Part II: A New Framework Part II: A New Framework for IHL Principles To open the debate, in my previous post I argued that military necessity, humanity, chivalry, and proportionality are not IHL principles. Rather, they are either...
The U.S. Landmine Policy Complies with International Law

The U.S. Landmine Policy Complies with International Law

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| Nov 6, 2020

The U.S. Landmine Policy Complies with International Law   In late January, the United States replaced the Obama Administration’s 2016 landmine policy, which was first introduced in 2014. That policy had proscribed the use of antipersonnel landmines beyond the...