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, […]
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. […]
Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary, or arbitrary executions, has written a fascinating article on targeted killings. The full text of the article is available here.
Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Harvard National Security Journal is now available online. The articles will be available on Westlaw and HeinOnline shortly.
By Paul H. Robinson* & Adil Ahmad Haque** — Click here to read the full text of the Article Current international law imposes limitations on the use of force to defend against unlawful aggression that improperly advantage unlawful aggressors and disadvantage their victims. The Article gives examples of such rules, governing a variety of situations, […]
By Andru E. Wall* — Click here to read the full text of the Article Modern warfare requires close integration of military and intelligence forces. The Secretary of Defense possesses authorities under Title 10 and Title 50 and is best suited to lead US government operations against external unconventional and cyber threats. Titles 10 and […]