Law of Armed Conflict

Latest in Law of Armed Conflict

Israel-Palestine

Israel’s Military Advocate General Terminates ‘Black Friday’ and Other Investigations: Initial Observations

A recent update from Israel’s Military Advocate General raises important questions about Israel’s view of the law of armed conflict and its responsibility to civilians in areas of conflict. 

Israel-Palestine

A Question of Time: Israel’s State Comptroller Finds Flaws in the IDF’s ‘Protective Edge’ Investigations

Israel's State Comptroller report on the IDF's conduct in Operation Protective Edge raises questions about the effectiveness and credibility of existing accountability mechanisms within the Israeli military. What’s more, the delays described in the report might undermine the legitimacy of IDF’s investigation procedures in the eyes of the Israeli public and international observers. 

Events

The 19th Annual Grotius Lecture at the ASIL Annual Meeting: Civil War Time from Grotius to the Global War on Terror

The American Society of International Law Annual Meeting's 19th Grotius Lecture will be delivered by Harvard University's David Armitage, author of the acclaimed new book, Civil Wars: A History in Ideas. The Distinguished Discussant will be Emory University's (and Lawfare book review editor) Mary Dudziak. Open to the public, free of charge on Wednesday, April 12, in Washington DC

Subscribe to Lawfare

EmailRSSKindle