Monica Hakimi and Jacob Katz Cogan


Monica Hakimi is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School and a contributing editor of EJILTalk! She may be contacted at or on twitter @MonicaHakimi. Jacob Katz Cogan is the Judge Joseph P. Kinneary Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. With Ian Hurd and Ian Johnstone, he edited The Oxford Handbook of International Organizations, which is scheduled for publication in November.

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A Role for the Security Council on Defensive Force?

Last week, Elena Chachko and Ashley Deeks posted a helpful resource at Lawfare: a compilation of states’ pronouncements on the use of defensive force against nonstate actors. Readers no doubt know that there is an ongoing debate about whether and, if so, under what circumstances a state may use force in self-defense against nonstate actors that operate…

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