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Operations and International Law – Operations and International law capabilities enhance command situational awareness, maximize decision space, and promote optimal conditions for the projection of ready forces to defend the Nation and our allies
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Moon Wars

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Mar. 04, 2021

Will the Cold War-era Outer Space Treaty survive in the current geopolitical environment? And if not, then...
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Peru’s Transition to an Adversarial Military Jus...

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Jan. 14, 2021

We sometimes take for granted how well our justice system works and what it means to have a fully functional...
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The Killing of Qassem Soleimani

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Oct. 29, 2020

Did President Trump violate international law when he directed the strike on Soleimani? This article will...
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Special Assistant to the Judge Advocate General of the Army W. Hays Parks discusses issues related to the Geneva Convention with reporters at the Pentagon on April 7, 2003. Hays and Ambassador Pierre-Richard Prosper, U.S. ambassador for war crimes issues, briefed reporters on the Convention, the laws of war, the handling of prisoners of war, and war crimes.

W. Hays Parks and the Law of War

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Mar. 26, 2020

W. Hays Parks’ work deserves serious study by judge advocates today. His work provides insight, both as a...
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AC-130U "Spooky" Gunship of the 4th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla., flies over surrounding areas for local area training proficiency.

The JAG in the Arena

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Feb. 06, 2020

Many military lawyers might believe they are only in the arena when they are in the courtroom. Nothing can be...
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Playing the MIDFIELD

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Nov. 04, 2019

Law plays a central role in national power, and pretty much every other area of life. It is time we recognize...
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Administrative Investigations and Non-judicial P...

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May. 23, 2019

Intended to be an initial reference when conducting investigations or shepherding NJPs in a joint environment...
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Autonomous Weapons Need Autonomous Lawyers

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Apr. 10, 2019

Timely adoption of AI inside today’s U.S. Air Force legal practice will be essential for attorneys trying to...
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U.S. Pacific Command has deployed the first elements of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system, known as THAAD, to South Korea, implementing the U.S.-South Korean alliance’s July 2016 decision to bring the defensive capability to the Korean Peninsula. DoD photo

Anticipatory Self-Defense

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Dec. 13, 2018

Anticipatory self-defense has been recognized by the international community after it was first articulated in...
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New Operations Law Training for a New Chapter in...

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Nov. 07, 2018

On 27 June 2017, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (the FARC) officially disbanded, handing over the...
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Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein gives his "Air Force Update," at the Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium March 2, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash)

Enhancing Multi-Domain Command and Control

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Sep. 18, 2018

While we dominate the air, space and cyber domains today, our adversaries have invested heavily in...
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