The international law of self-defense as it applies to a potential strike on North Korea explained.
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On behalf of the University of Texas-Austin’s Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the AALS Section on National Security Law, and Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law, I am pleased to announce that Rebecca Ingber of BU and Shirin Sinnar of Stanford are co-winners of the new
Israel’s Settlement Regularization Law: The Attorney General’s Extraordinary Brief and What it Means for Israel’s Legal Stance on Illegal Settlements
The Israeli Settlement Regularization Law is being challenged on constitutional grounds and its most consequential critic is Israel’s own attorney general.
The submarine communications cables that carry internet traffic around the world are vulnerable to physical and virtual attacks. A patchwork of international law protects them from intentional damage.
A possible Supreme Court case with real consequences for how federal courts and foreign governments engage on foreign law.
The campaign against autonomous weapons has learned a lot from the effort to ban landmines in the 1990s.
Thoughts on cosmopolitanism and Anthea Roberts’s magisterial new book, Is International Law International?.
The UN Human Rights Council Commission of Inquiry erred in its legal analysis of a U.S. airstrike in Syria.
As I noted in my post yesterday, the Chinese government has declined to clarify how and whether it believes the international law governing the use of applies to cyber warfare. Its refusal to do so has drawn sharp criticism from the U.S. and other cyber powers.
Forcing China to Accept that International Law Restricts Cyber Warfare May Not Actually Benefit the U.S.
In a new Hoover paper, I argue that even if China agrees to apply international law to cyber warfare, that would probably not prevent or reduce the possibility of cyber conflict with the United States.