Multiple media outlets this week report that
Warnings to Civilians Directly Participating in Hostilities: Legal Imperative or Ethics-based Policy?
American and allied forces efforts in the fight against ISIL have recently focused on disrupting the terrorist group’s primary source of revenue: oil production and transportation. The New York Times reports that ISIL generates approximately $40 million each month in oil exports, and uses those funds to further terror activities at home and abroad.
Can the military commissions be improved? Recent events squarely raise the question. A New York jury recently convicted Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law of conspiracy to kill Americans and other terrorism-related charges.