West Point's Lieber Institute for Law & Land Warfare has just launched a great new online publication, Articles of War. Already a companion to publications like Lawfare, Just Security, Opinio Juris and (of course) CAAFLog, Articles of War states that its mission is to be "platform for timely analysis, debate and commentary around legal challenges arising from the contemporary battlefield." It is clear that it will be a must read for judge advocates, civilian lawyers, and legal scholars working in the operational law space as well as those who find themselves litigating LOAC issues.
Articles of War has already put up some provocative, high-caliber scholarship:
LTG Charles N. Pede, COL Joshua F. Berry, Francis Lieber's Living Legacy (August 5, 2020)
Ashley Deeks, Will Autonomy in U.S. Military Operations Centralize Legal Decision-Making (August 5, 2020)
Michael N. Schmitt, Targeting Non-State "Mixed Groups" (August 5, 2020)
Geoff Corn, Civilian Casualty Aversion and the Potential Nullification of "Shock" (August 5, 2020)
We look forward to reading and cross-posting their work in the coming months. For those who want to know more you can sign up for the Articles of War mailing list, or follow them on LinkedIn and Twitter.
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