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The International Law on the Use of Force in light of new developments from the Americas

Introduction The first weeks of 2020 have so far proven quite eventful for the international community. After an opening salvo between the U.S. and Iran that…

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Reconciling new interpretations of the UN Charter with the customary international law on the use of force

  In a recent lecture, published as a post on this blog, Professor Dapo Akande analysed the diversity of the rules on the use of force in…

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Did the US Stay “Well Below the Threshold of War” With its June Cyberattack on Iran?

On 20 June 2019, the United States conducted a major cyberattack against Iran in response to Iran’s (alleged) attacks on oil tankers in the Hormuz Strait and the…

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Hospital Bombings: Empirical and Theoretical Fallacies of Those Rejecting a Ban

The argument we advance in our recent EJIL Article, ‘‘Hospital Shields’ and the Limits of International Law’, emerged from analysis of empirical data showing…

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Silence and the Use of Force in International Law

States frequently take actions and make statements that implicate international law. But because they do not — and, indeed, could not — express a view on each such…

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A Reply to Professor Kraska on the Iranian Shootdown of the US Global Hawk Drone

Prof. Kraska has argued in his latest EJIL: Talk! article that the incident regarding the downing of a US drone by Iran happened due to the…

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Protecting the Environment in Non-International Armed Conflicts: Are We There Yet?

The International Law Commission (ILC) during its current 71st session has provisionally adopted, on first reading, the Draft principles on the protection of the environment in relation…

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The Attack on Syria and the Contemporary Jus ad Bellum

The United States, Britain, and France have attacked various chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Even before they acted, a number of commentators claimed that…

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Hybrid Threats and the United States National Security Strategy: Prevailing in an “Arena of Continuous Competition”

The dividing line between war and peace is blurred. This is one of the messages emerging from the National Security Strategy (NSS) of the United States of…

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Rattling Sabers to Save Democracy in The Gambia

On 19 January 2017, ECOWAS’ deployed a military contingent from five West African countries to enforce results of the recent democratic elections held in The Gambia. This post…

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