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Cybersecurity

A Frontier Without Direction? The U.K.’s Latest Position on Responsible Cyber Power

The U.K. missed an opportunity to clarify its view on non-intervention in international law for peacetime offensive cyber operations, develop perspectives on what states can do in cyberspace, and provide detail on what its own National Cyber Force does.

Military Justice

‘The Politics of Truth’: The U.K. Overseas Operations Act and Legislation on Northern Ireland Legacy

Two recent moves to “protect” veterans from “lawfare”—the Overseas Operations Act and a command paper on Northern Ireland legacy—illustrate its attempts to strike a balance between impunity and accountability.

Maritime

Déjà vu—Russia’s Illegal Restrictions on Innocent Passage in the Black Sea

The Associated Press reported that the Russian military claimed one of its warships had fired warning shots in front of the HMS Defender after the British destroyer ignored a warning that it would be fired upon if it entered the Russian-claimed territorial sea off the Crimean Peninsula.

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