Ukraine Symposium – Russia’s Use of Riot Control Agents in Ukraine

Ukraine Symposium – Russia’s Use of Riot Control Agents in Ukraine

| May 17, 2024

Ukraine Symposium – Russia’s Use of Riot Control Agents in Ukraine Russian forces are reportedly using non-lethal chemical weapons known as riot control agents (RCA) to flush combatants out of trenches in eastern Ukraine before attacking them with conventional...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage Rescue Operations and the Law of Armed Conflict

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage Rescue Operations and the Law of Armed Conflict

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| Dec 20, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage Rescue Operations and the Law of Armed Conflict Last month, during a week-long ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, Hamas released 110 hostages in exchange for 240 Palestinian prisoners. Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ)...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – White Phosphorus and International Law

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – White Phosphorus and International Law

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| Oct 25, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – White Phosphorus and International Law Editor’s note: The authors’ original version of this post omitted citations to two sources, namely LTC Matthew J. Aiesi’s post on Lawfare dated November 26, 2019, and a Human Rights Watch report...
Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage-Taking and the Law of Armed Conflict

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage-Taking and the Law of Armed Conflict

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| Oct 11, 2023

Israel – Hamas 2023 Symposium – Hostage-Taking and the Law of Armed Conflict In the early morning of October 7, the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah, the militant Palestinian group Hamas launched Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, a surprise attack against Israel. Its military...
Sabotage in Law: Meaning and Misunderstandings

Sabotage in Law: Meaning and Misunderstandings

| Jun 23, 2023

Sabotage in Law: Meaning and Misunderstandings On May 3, 2023, Russia accused Ukraine of attempting to “assassinate” President Vladimir Putin by launching two armed drones at the Kremlin in Moscow. Russia’s press service categorized the incident as a “planned...