I. Detention & Military Commissions

  1. Jonathan Horowitz, Guest Post: The Reason Why the UK Lost the Serdar Mohammed Case (Monday, August 3)
  2. Steve Vladeck, President Obama’s Military Commissions (Monday, August 3)
  3. John Reed, Background Reading on Umm Sayyaf’s Transfer to Kurdish Authorities (Friday, August 7)

II. Surveillance & Privacy

III. Defense Department Law of War Manual

  1. Joshua Berry, Guest Post: The DOD Law of War Manual Returns Hollow Point Bullets to Armed Conflict (Tuesday, August 4)
  2. Chris Jenks, Guest Post: A Missed Opportunity: DOD’s Law of War Manual & Applying Law as a Matter of Policy (Friday, August 7)

IV. Drones

V. Islamic State and Syria

  1. Michael Schmitt, It’s Complicated: The Nuance of Any US Effort to Defend Division 30 from Assad (Wednesday, August 5)
  2. Daphne Eviatar, Is al-Qaeda v Islamic State the Right Question? (Thursday, August 6)

VI.Women, Peace & Security

VII. Congressional Hearings