Margarita Konaev

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Margarita Konaev is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Center for Strategic Studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a Non-Resident Fellow with the Modern War Institute at West Point.

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Foreign Policy Essay

Can International Humanitarian Law Restrain Armed Groups? Lessons from NGO Work on Anti-Personnel Landmines

Editor’s Note: The laws of war are written by and for states, but we want fighters in civil wars to treat civilians well, not use unconventional weapons, respect cultural heritage sites, and otherwise fight in a civilized way. But will fighting groups play by the rules?