Thomas Earnest writes:
Last month (and somewhat unnoticed — at least by many of us here), the International Law Committee of the NYC Bar Association released a report evaluating the legality of the U.S. drone program in the context of international law. Released on June 19, the 181-report covers a wide array of issues including related to jus ad bellum and jus in bello and evaluating the existence of an armed conflict. (In full disclosure, prior to joining Just Security, while I was an attorney in private practice at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, I worked on the Cravath team that did some very preliminary research on some of the issues discussed in the report.).
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