A primer on the New York Times story about possible changes to the U.S. policy on lethal force.
Latest in collateral damage
In a scathing New York Times op-ed today, Micah Zenko lays into the Trump administration both for maintaining the “counterproductive” and “immoral” counterterrorism policies of its predecessors (particularly those involving the use of military force), and for making the situation worse for noncombatants. It is a passionate
What the ground operation conducted by SEAL Team Six in Yemen this weekend can tell us about the Trump administration's legal and policy approach to counterterrorism going forward.
In the world of kinetic military operations, collateral damage is typically straightforward to assess because of well-established definitions, well-understood weapon characteristics, and reasonably well-defined legal and policy frameworks. Sasha Romanosky and Zachary Goldman discuss the challenges of extending this framework to cyberattacks with non-physical consequences.