Democracy, Governance, and Rule of Law

Hybrid Warfare: Aggression and Coercion in the Gray Zone

Hybrid War as Strategy and Policy

The best way to boil a frog, the adage goes, is to turn the heat up slowly enough that the frog doesn’t realize it is being cooked. If the perpetrators hacked the stove’s software, denied their culpability, and bombarded bystanders with fake news before annexing the kitchen, one might have a workable analogy for hybrid warfare.

Douglas Cantwell
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Prevention and Guarantees of Non-Repetition: Taking Stock of Two Decades of Transitional Mechanisms around the World

Tamara V. Lewis

The panel was organized by the Transitional Justice and Rule of Law Interest Group.  The moderators were Zinaida Miller (Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy) and Lisa Laplante (New England Sc

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Spreading Justice: International Criminal Tribunals and National Legal Systems

Kristina J. Alayan

This program was organized by the International Legal Research Interest Group and discussed the role and impact of international criminal tribunals on domestic and international legal systems.

International Criminal Court Issues Five Sentences in Bemba Case (March 22, 2017)

Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2017, Trial Chamber VII of the International Criminal Court (ICC) delivered its sentencing decision

European Court Rules Actions by Armed Forces During Conflict May be Considered Terrorist Acts Under EU Law (March 14, 2017)

Caitlin Behles

On March 14, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court Rejects Challenge to Robert Mugabe's Presidency (February 8, 2017)

Eric A. Heath

On February 8, 2017, the Constitutional Court of Zimbabwe rejected a legal challenge to President Robert Mugabe’s presidency that claimed he had violated the constitution and was unfit for office d