The Case of Kim Jong-nam and Questions of International Law

Written by Quentin Johnson In the immediate aftermath of the assassination of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur, foreign policy circles and the news media...

President Trump’s Budget Blueprint and U.N. Blue Helmets

Written by Tracy Nelson On March 16th, President Trump released an initial budget outline for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The outline indicates a $37.6...

A Closer Look at the Korean Constitutional Court’s Ruling on Park Geun-hye’s Impeachment

Written by Hyun-Soo Lim On March 10th, 2017, the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Korea unanimously approved the National Assembly’s December 2016 vote...

Grey Zones in the International Law of Cyberspace

Written by Michael N. Schmitt In 2015 and 2016, hackers affiliated with the Russian government broke into servers of the U.S. Democratic National Committee...

Book Review: Europe’s Justice Deficit?

Europe’s Justice Deficit? Edited by Dimitry Kochenov, Gráinne de Búrca, and Andrew Williams. Oxford, UK: Hart Publishing, 2015. Pp. 510. Price: £59.99 (Hardcover). Reviewed by...

Understanding War-Sustaining Targeting: A Rejoinder to Iulia Padeanu

Written by Maj Gen. Charles J. Dunlap Jr., USAF (Ret.) Ms. Iulia Padeanu says, “Accepting that War-Sustaining Objects are ‘Legitimate Targets’ under IHL is a...

A General Look at Specific Jurisdiction

By Lea Brilmayer “Success, in domestic and international litigation alike, depends on finding a court with jurisdiction over the defendant. American constitutional law, which governs assertion...

Exiting the United Nations: Paths and Potential

Written by Tracy Nelson On the very first day of the 115th Congress, Representative Mike Rogers (R-AL) introduced H.R. 193, the American Sovereignty Restoration...

Accepting that War-Sustaining Objects are ‘Legitimate Targets’ under IHL is a Terrible Idea

Written by Iulia E. Padeanu In a recent article, Professor Ryan Goodman puts forth a controversial argument: “war sustaining” objects in non-international armed conflicts,...

Treasuring the ‘Treasure Island of Korea’: A Cautionary Tale of Chinese Real Estate Development in Jeju Island

Written by Hyun-Soo Lim Home to the highest mountain in South Korea, the world’s longest lava caves, and unique lava forests, Jeju Island is...