In the Journal

Volume 1


Editors’ Preface
By Robert Williams and Anne Siders

Dialogue, Discourse, and Debate: Introducing the Harvard National Security Journal
By Martha Minow, Jan. 11, 2010

The Interpretive Guidance on the Notion of Direct Participation in Hostilities: A Critical Analysis
By Michael Schmitt, May 5, 2010

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Operationalizing the Law of Armed Conflict in New Warfare
By Laurie Blank and Amos Guiora, May 13, 2010

FISA’s Significant Purpose Requirement and the Government’s Ability to Protect National Security
By Scott J. Glick, May 30, 2010

Law and Policy of Targeted Killing
By Gabriella Blum and Philip Heymann, June 27, 2010

All Human Rights Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others
By Chris Jenks and Eric Talbot Jensen, November 12, 2010


Cybersecurity and National Policy
By Dan Geer, Apr. 7, 2010


Volume 2

Issue 1

Freedom of Speech, Support for Terrorism, and the Challenge of Global Constitutional Law
By Daphne Barak-Erez and David Scharia

Investigating Violations of International Law in Armed Conflict
By Michael Schmitt

Preventive Detention in American Theory and Practice
By Adam Klein and Benjamin Wittes

The National Security Threat of Energy Dependence: A Call for a Nuclear Renaissance
By Arthur Rizer

Strategic Choices: Four Legal Models for Counterterrorism in Pakistan
By James J. Saulino

Issue 2

The CIA and Targeted Killings Beyond Borders
By Philip Alston

Mission Possible: How Intelligence Evidence Rules Can Save UN Terrorist Sanctions
By Vanessa Baehr-Jones

Beyond Guantanamo: Two Constitutional Objections to Nonmilitary Preventive Detention
By Eric Sandberg-Zakian


Untangling Attribution
By David D. Clark and Susan Landau

By Philip B. Heymann


Post-Human Humanitarian Law: The Law of War in the Age of Robotic Weapons
By Vik Kanwar


The Developing Legal Framework for Defensive and Offensive Cyber Operations
By Steven G. Bradbury


Volume 3

Issue 1

Can It Really Work? Problems with Extending EINSTEIN 3 to Critical Infrastructure
By Steven M. Bellovin, Scott O. Bradner, Whitfield Diffie, Susan Landau, and Jennifer Rexford

Loving the Cyber Bomb? The Dangers of Threat Inflation in Cybersecurity Policy
By Jerry Brito & Tate Watkins

Demystifying the Title 10-Title 50 Debate: Distinguishing Military Operations, Intelligence Activities & Covert Action
By Andru E. Wall

Advantaging Aggressors: Justice & Deterrence in International Law
By Paul H. Robinson & Adil Ahmad Haque

Issue 2

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

Distributive Justice in National Security Law
By Daphne Barak-Erez

The Green Arms Race: Reorienting the Discussions on Climate Change, Energy Policy, and National Security
By Siddhartha M. Velandy

National Security Crime
By Erin Creegan

Pray Fire First Gentlemen of France: Has 21st Century Chivalry Been Subsumed by Humanitarian Law?
By Judge Evan J. Wallach

Volume 4

Issue 1

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

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

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

National Security Interest Convergence
By Sudha Setty

Issue 2

“Out of the Loop”: Autonomous Weapon Systems and the Law of Armed Conflict
By Michael N. Schmitt & Jeffrey S. Thurnher

The Chilling Effect of the “Material Support” Law on Humanitarian Aid: Causes, Consequences, and Proposed Reforms
By Sam Adelsberg, Freya Pitts & Sirine Shebaya

The U.N. Security Council’s Duty to Decide
By Anna Spain

Valuing Speech and Open Source Intelligence in the Face of Judicial Deference
By Andrew V. Moshirnia


Volume 5