- LAWFARE AND COUNTERLAWFARE: THE DEMONIZATION OF THE GITMO BAR AND OTHER LEGAL STRATEGIES IN THE WAR ON TERROR. Frakt, David J. R. // Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law;2010, Vol. 43 Issue 1/2, p335
If "lawfare" is "the wrongful manipulation of the law and legal systems by our enemies to achieve strategic military or political ends" against the United States and other democratic allies, then the United States needs a "counterlawfare" strategy in response. This article proposes and defines...
- LAWYERS AT WAR. Smith, William C. // ABA Journal;Feb2003, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the role of military attorneys in guiding military strategy and tactics during war. Range of the work of military attorneys; Authority acquired by the U.S. from status-of-forces agreements; Issues governed by the agreements.
- War and the Constitution. Fletcher, George P. // American Prospect;1/1/2002-1/14/2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p26
Discusses issues which mounted after U.S. President George W. Bush issued an executive order, on November 13, 2001, mandating the use of military commissions to prosecute suspected terrorists. Discussion on the constitutionality of the mandate; Brief historical background on military tribunals;...
- Judge Not. Rosen, Jeffrey // New Republic;1/26/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 2, p14
This article discusses the decision by two federal appeals courts on December 18, 2003 to reject United States president George W. Bush's claim that he has the unilateral authority to identify citizens or aliens as enemy combatants and to detain them indefinitely, at home and abroad. The rulings...
- Democracy Lite. // Transitions Online;9/18/2006, p3
The article focuses on the diplomatic war between Russia and the Republic of Georgia. Tbilisi's attempt to capture the leader of a militia operating inside the Georgian-controlled section of the Kodori Gorge has added an incendiary edge to Georgia's disputes with Abkhazia and South Ossetia. A...
- Iraq plans pose unanswered questions. van Loan, Eugene // New Hampshire Business Review;5/3/2002, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p11A
Expresses views on the plan of the U.S. government to attack Iraq in an aim to defeat terrorism as of May 3, 2002. Efforts exerted by the government in an aim to gather support for the war campaign against Iraq; Apparent goal of the plan to attack Iraq; Opinion on the efficiency of the plan.
- Principle 5: Protecting the Force from Unlawful Belligerents. // Army Lawyer;Feb99, Issue 315, p27
Part VI. Discusses the concepts of the law of war that might fall under the category of principle for the United States Department of Defense Law of War Program. Foundation of Law of War for force protection measures; Right of military force to defend itself against threats when in hostile...
- A Theory of the Laws of War. Posner, Eric A. // University of Chicago Law Review;Winter2003, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p297
Focuses on the laws of war. Influence of the laws on the behavior of the states; Laws of war as devices for limiting the efficiency of military technology; Factors that constrain the ability of nations to agree on restrictive laws of war.
- Uniform Exceptions and Rights Violations. Chiu, Yvonne // Social Theory & Practice;Jan2010, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p44
The article discusses the contention that nonuniformed combat is impermissible and its practitioners cannot be accorded full combatant rights under the rules of engagement, because of the endangerment and infringement on the rights of genuine combatants. The arguments against allowing...