“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75

“On the Brink”: The Geneva Conventions at 75 Editor’s note: The views expressed in this post are those of the author and not necessarily those of the ICRC, HLS PILAC, or other workshop participants. From March 12-13, 2024, Harvard Law School’s Program on International...
Invisible Soldiers

Invisible Soldiers

Invisible Soldiers Images of drone strikes, hypersonic missiles, and directed energy weapons have cultivated imagination of how war might be fought in the future. Meanwhile, on-board cameras and satellites have made modern battlefields more transparent and accessible...
AWS Legal Review Series – A Functional Approach

AWS Legal Review Series – A Functional Approach

AWS Legal Review Series – A Functional Approach This post appears as part of a series on the legal review of autonomous weapon systems. An introductory post by Professors Rain Liivoja and Sean Watts provides an overview of the series. Autonomous weapon systems (AWS)...
AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction

AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction

AWS Legal Review Series – Introduction In recent years, discussions about the legal compliance of various novel military uses of technology have shone a spotlight on something that used to be the obscure province of military lawyers: the legal reviews of new weapons,...