Use of Force, and International Humanitarian Law

The Special Criminal Court in the Central African Republic

On June 3, 2015, Catherine Samba-Panza, the then transitional president of the Central African Republic (CAR), promulgated organic law 15/003 establishing the Special Criminal Court (SCC).[1] A hybrid tribunal integrated into the Central African justice system, the SCC will employ international and national staff and apply a mix of Central African and international law.

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22
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2
Author: 
Patryk Labuda
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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review of Case Dismissing Yemen Drone Strike Claims (November 27, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 27, 2017, the U.S.

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.

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21
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14
Author: 
Douglas Cantwell
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ICTY Convicts Ratko Mladić for Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity (November 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 22, 2017, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Ratko Mladić, former Commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army, of genocide, crimes a

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Strategic Guidance for Police Peacekeeping (November 6, 2017)

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Caitlin Behles

On November 6, 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2382, in which they re

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution Requesting Independent Investigative Team on ISIS (September 21, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 21, 2017, the UN Security Resolution adopted Resolution 2379 in which it asked the UN

UN Security Council Passes Resolution Imposing Additional Sanctions on North Korea (September 11, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 11, 2017, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2375, imposing new sanctions on t