Kieran Tinkler


Squadron Leader Kieran Tinkler is a Legal Officer in the Royal Air Force. He currently advises Headquarters Air Command on operational law issues. Immediately prior to this, he spent 6 months in the Middle East providing legal advice on air strikes as part of Operation Inherent Resolve. Kieran is a solicitor of England and Wales and has a Master of Laws (LLM) from University College London.

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Understanding the Use of Zones and the Concept of Proportionality: Enduring Lessons from the Falklands War

On 2 April 1982 Argentina invaded the Falkland Islands (alternatively, the Islas Malvinas). The resulting conflict lasted 74 days and claimed the lives of 255 UK military personnel and 652 Argentine servicemen. The conflict raises a myriad of legal issues but at its core is the issue of sovereignty (here). However complicated the issue, disputes over sovereignty…

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