Collective self-defense

The U.S. “playbook” for drones and self-defense under international law

See, Charlie Savage, “Afghanistan Collapse and Strikes in Somalia Raise Snags for Drone Warfare Rules; But the Biden administration is close to finishing a new…



International law and the use of military force against groups in Syria

There is considerable confusion over the legality under international law of taking military action against groups and targets in Syria. This has led some governments…


The Ukraine: Continuing Russian aggression, and the actions the circumstances require

How the West and other civilized nations should respond–at this point–to Russian aggression in the Ukraine Advice for foreign policy decision-makers in Europe and the…