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Legal Implications of Detaining the Latest American Enemy Combatant

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  Counterterrorism, Featured, News & Events, Pending Cases, Terrorist Trials, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

By Annica Mae Mattus It is around four weeks since the Department of Defense announced an American citizen is being detained by American forces as an enemy combatant after surrendering to Syrian Democratic Forces, but no additional details have since been made. This is not the first time that an American citizen has been detained […]

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2017 Spring NSLB Symposium: Cyber Space and Hacking; Meeting the Challenges of the Digital Age

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  National Security Law, News & Events  /  Comments Off on 2017 Spring NSLB Symposium: Cyber Space and Hacking; Meeting the Challenges of the Digital Age

Register for our Spring Symposium here: https://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/registration March 1st, from 1-5pm

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Targeted Drone Strikes and the Growing Unrest in Yemen

By   /  January 1, 2017  /  Counterterrorism, International Law, International Security, News & Events, Remote Targeting, Use of Force  /  No Comments

By James Feeney Less than a month after the deadly terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States launched its first-ever deadly targeted drone strike and changed the way the United States conducted warfare in the future. Drone strikes dramatically increased since then and have been used in countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, […]

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UNCLOS Arbitration Award in the South China Sea Dispute

By   /  December 1, 2016  /  Foreign Relations, Law of the Sea, News & Events  /  No Comments

By Ryan Poitras Background: In June 2016, the United Nations’ Permanent Court of Arbitration Tribunal handed out its final award in Philippines v. China. The dispute centers around various islands and maritime zones in the South China Sea, specifically in the Spratly archipelago [1]. China’s “nine-dash line” is based on a map of the South China […]

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Where Personal Opinion and Unlawful Command Influence Collide

By   /  November 20, 2016  /  National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, News & Events, Pending Cases, UCMJ  /  No Comments

By Jennifer Goss In August 2016, Sergeant (Sgt.) Bowe Bergdahl’s defense team filed a motion to dismiss all charges against him, claiming that Senator John McCain made comments that could unlawfully influence Bergdahl’s case and impact his right to due process. Sgt. Bergdahl was charged in 2015 with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy after […]

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