Over at Forbes I have a new piece about the Army’s new manual for preventing and mitigating harm to civilians in combat. Here is an excerpt:
Today, the United States Army published what I believe is the first military manual aimed solely at preventing and mitigating harm to civilians in combat. The manual, [...]
Now available on SSRN is my newest piece, Are Targeted Killings Unlawful? A Case Study in Empirical Claims Without Empirical Evidence. In the piece I argue that critics of the U.S. policy of targeted killing by unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) generally lack credible information to justify their critiques. In fact, in [...]
I just posted to SSRN the abstract for my chapter New Approaches to Reducing and Mitigating Harm to Civilians which will appear in the Oxford University Press book, Shaping a Global Legal Framework for Counterinsurgency: New Directions in Asymmetric Warfare (William C. Banks ed., 2012). The abstract appears [...]
I will be presenting my paper Kill-Lists and Accountability, the abstract for the paper appears below.
This paper examines the U.S. practice of targeted killings. It proceeds in two parts, the first part [...]
On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 I will be presenting my paper Collateral Damage and Accountability at Santa Clara University School of Law. The event will take place at noon and is open to the public. For more on this issue, see my article Kill-Lists and Accountability.
I will be presenting research at Tulane University School of Law on Thursday, September 1st. The talk is entitled “Collateral Damage and Targeted Killing” and is based on my work in progress entitled Collateral Damage and Accountability. Professor Herbert Larson will serve as a commentator. The event is sponsored by the Federalist [...]
I’ve posted to SSRN (http://bit.ly/collateraldamage1) the abstract for my piece entitled The U.S. Practice of Collateral Damage Estimation and Mitigation. Here are the details:
This paper explains how the U.S. military estimates and mitigates the impact of conventional weapons on collateral persons and objects in most military operations involving air-to-surface weapons and [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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