Criminal Organisations Party to an Armed Conflict and the Question of Targeting

Criminal Organisations Party to an Armed Conflict and the Question of Targeting

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| Jan 19, 2024

Criminal Organisations Party to an Armed Conflict and the Question of Targeting This post is drawn from the authors’ article-length work, “Targeting Drug Lords: Challenges to IHL Between lege lata and lege ferenda” appearing in the International Review of the Red...
Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – A Gaza Ceasefire: The Intersection of War, Law, and Politics

Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – A Gaza Ceasefire: The Intersection of War, Law, and Politics

| Jan 18, 2024

Israel-Hamas 2024 Symposium – A Gaza Ceasefire: The Intersection of War, Law, and Politics Ceasefires are a unique tool in armed conflict. This is because they exist at the intersection of war, law, and politics. Political scientist Cindy Wittke has suggested...
IHL and Information Operations during Armed Conflict

IHL and Information Operations during Armed Conflict

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| Oct 18, 2023

IHL and Information Operations during Armed Conflict Material in this post also appeared on the International Committee of the Red Cross site Humanitarian Law and Policy Blog “In war, truth is the first casualty” is perhaps one of the best known aphorisms about armed...
Does International Humanitarian Law Confer Undue Legitimacy on Violence in War?

Does International Humanitarian Law Confer Undue Legitimacy on Violence in War?

| Oct 13, 2023

Does International Humanitarian Law Confer Undue Legitimacy on Violence in War? International humanitarian law (IHL) is extolled as a civilizing force that seeks to limit the effects of war for humanitarian reasons. Yet there is a burgeoning sense that IHL has...