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Michael Schmitt (@Schmitt_ILaw) is Chair of Public International Law at the University of Exeter Law School in the United Kingdom; Charles H. Stockton Professor at the U.S. Naval War College’s Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; Francis Lieber Distinguished Scholar at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point; and Director of Legal Affairs for Cyber Law International. He is also a member of the Department of State’s Advisory Committee on International Law and the Council on Foreign Relations, as well as General Editor of International Law Studies and The Lieber Studies. Professor Schmitt has participated in many international research efforts, including the ICRC’s consideration of direct participation in hostilities, Harvard’s law of air and missile warfare (AMW) project, the Tallinn Manual on cyber operations process, and the ongoing Manual on International Law Applicable to Military Uses of Outer Space (MILAMOS) project. Posts by him are made in his personal capacity and do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization with which he is affiliated.