Andreas Kuersten is a Law Clerk with the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF). He has previously held positions with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and both the US Navy and Air Force JAG Corps. Andreas holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an M.Sc. in International Relations from the London School of Economics. The views expressed herein are solely the author’s and do not represent those of CAAF or the US Government.