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Sean Watts, Law-of-War Perfidy, 219 Mil. L. Rev. 106 (2014).
The structural role of law-of-war perfidy is widely unappreciated and misunderstood. More than a prohibition of underhanded or dishonorable conduct, the prohibition of perfidy is an essential buttress to the law of war as ...
Drones, cyber, and more: International humanitarian law and the path ahead
Sean Watts, Video file: Drones, Cyber, and More: International Humanitarian Law and the Path Ahead, in 2014 LENS Conference: LAWshaping in National Security: The Past, the Progress, and the Path Ahead, held by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke Law School (Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2014).
Fifteen minute excerpt of Sean Watts, one of a panel of three experts at the 20th annual LENS Spring Conference at Duke Law School, discussing how humanitarian law and the law of war is impacted by the increased use of ...
Under siege: International humanitarian law and Security Council practice concerning siege operations
Sean Watts, Under Siege: International Humanitarian Law and Security Council Practice Concerning Siege Operations, Research and Policy Paper, Counterterrorism and Humanitarian Engagement Project (May 2014), blogs.law.harvard.edu/cheproject/files/2013/10/CHE-Project-IHL-and-SC-Practice-concerning-Urban-Siege-Operations.pdf.
This paper demonstrates that while siege operations, as traditionally practiced, are not technically prohibited, they are now significantly limited by IHL in both international armed conflict and non-international armed ...