In the Journal

on May 22, 2013 at 10:00 pm

“Out of the Loop”: Autonomous Weapon Systems and the Law of Armed Conflict

Michael N. Schmitt & Jeffrey S. Thurnher

4 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 231 (2013)

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on January 15, 2013 at 8:32 am

National Security Interest Convergence

Sudha Setty

4 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 185 (2012)

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on January 15, 2013 at 8:31 am

Preventing Terrorist Attacks on Offshore Platforms: Do States Have Sufficient Legal Tools?

Assaf Harel

4 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 131 (2012)

Photo courtesy of NASA

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on January 15, 2013 at 8:30 am

Terrorism Prosecutions in U.S. Federal Court: Exceptions to Constitutional Evidence Rules and the Development of a Cabined Exception for Coerced Confessions

Norman Abrams – 4 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 58 (2012)

Photo courtesy of U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

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on January 7, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Notes on a Terrorism Trial – Preventive Prosecution, “Material Support” and The Role of The Judge after United States v. Mehanna

George D. Brown

4 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 1 (2012)

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on November 3, 2012 at 1:06 pm

Pray Fire First Gentlemen of France: Has 21st Century Chivalry Been Subsumed by Humanitarian Law?

Judge Evan J. Wallach

3 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 431 (2012)

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on November 2, 2012 at 1:31 pm

National Security Crime

Erin Creegan

3 Harv. Nat’l Sec. J. 373 (2012)

Although national security threats are often treated independently, Erin Creegan draws connections among four categories of crimes — treason, espionage, sabotage, and terrorism — to address what the Government can do to detect, prevent, prosecute and punish national security crimes.

Picture courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

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on November 2, 2012 at 1:24 pm

The Green Arms Race: Reorienting the Discussions on Climate Change, Energy Policy, and National Security

By Siddhartha M. Velandy* — Click here to read the full text of the Article In the midst of a shifting international order, the U.S. Department of Defense stands uniquely positioned to intensify global innovation in the energy arena. This Article describes the mechanics by which DoD can ignite a mutually-beneficial green energy “arms race.” In this role, the military […]

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on November 2, 2012 at 1:22 pm

Distributive Justice in National Security Law

By Daphne Barak-Erez* — Click here to read the full text of the Article When collecting information about possible terrorist attacks, national security agencies may have to choose between competing systems of implementation, all infringing individual rights. Should they collect information by indiscriminately wiretapping communications in the population at large or by implementing harsher means, such as investigations under arrest, […]

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on November 2, 2012 at 1:19 pm

History, Hamdan, and Happenstance: “Conspiracy by Two or More to Violate the Laws of War by Destroying Life or Property in Aid of the Enemy”

By Haridimos V. Thravalos* — Click here to view the full text of the article. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit will soon confront the question of whether, under the Military Commissions Act of 2009, conspiracy to violate the law of war is an offense triable by law-of-war military commission. In June 2006, a plurality […]

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