Arming U.S. Navy Hospital Ships?

Arming U.S. Navy Hospital Ships?

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| May 21, 2024

Arming U.S. Navy Hospital Ships? Is it time to rethink how U.S. Navy hospital ships are armed? Recent naval warfare in the Red and Black Seas highlights the potential vulnerability of surface ships to remote attacks by missiles and drones. These ships could include...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Attacking Hamas – Part II, The Rules

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Attacking Hamas – Part II, The Rules

| Dec 7, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Attacking Hamas – Part II, The Rules Editor’s Note: This post is the second in a two-part series that explores law of armed conflict targeting considerations inspired by the Israeli-Hamas conflict. The first post examined operational...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Facts Matter: Assessing the Al-Ahli Hospital Incident

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Facts Matter: Assessing the Al-Ahli Hospital Incident

| Oct 19, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Facts Matter: Assessing the Al-Ahli Hospital Incident In the evening hours of October 17, 2023, reports emerged of an explosion at the Al-Ahli Arab Hospital in the Gaza Strip. The Gazan Ministry of Health spoke of a massacre, suggesting...
Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts

Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts

| Oct 6, 2023

Limitations on the Strategic Use of Ransomware in Armed Conflicts Editor’s Note: This post is derived from an article-length work published in the U.S. Naval War College’s International Law Studies journal. Attempts to influence public support for armed conflicts...
As Warfare Digitalizes, So Should Protection: Towards a “Digital Emblem”

As Warfare Digitalizes, So Should Protection: Towards a “Digital Emblem”

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| Nov 3, 2022

As Warfare Digitalizes, So Should Protection: Towards a “Digital Emblem” As societies digitalize, cyber operations have become a reality of armed conflict. In the United Nations, States have identified the increasing likelihood of the use of Information and...