The politics of international chemical weapon justice: The case of Syria, 2011–2017

The politics of international chemical weapon justice: The case of Syria, 2011–2017

ABSTRACT There has been near-universal condemnation of the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict. The international community has nevertheless struggled to make progress on holding the perpetrators to account. This article reviews developments at the international level in terms of Syrian chemical weapon justice between 2011 and 2017. It argues that there have … Continue reading

Automatic Dread

Automatic Dread

In this piece I review the rather directly entitled monograph  ‘Why the United States Must Adopt Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems’ written by Major John. W Brock II. The book is timely, vivid, concise and powerfully written- which makes it a useful work to critique. In my response, I take issue with some of the pessimistic working assumptions in the … Continue reading