Archive 6

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New Publication: Muggleton on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict

The APCML is please to announce the publication of Muggleton on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict.   Muggleton on the Law of Non-International Armed Conflict is a detailed study of the law applicable to non-international armed conflict. Dr Paul Muggleton commenced the project as he was concerned that the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq were reshaping the narratives regarding […]

The final project can be found here

Dr Stephen Mathias on ‘UN Peacekeeping Today: Legal Challenges and Uncertainties’

Visiting MLS as the the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law 2017 Sir Ninian Stephen Scholar in October, UN Secretary–General for Legal Affairs, Dr Stephen Mathias gave a public lecture on the topic ‘UN Peacekeeping Today: Legal Challenges and Uncertainties’   In his lecture, Dr Mathias considered the multidimensional nature of UN peacekeeping operations, which […]

Vale Sir Ninian Stephen

Vale Sir Ninian Stephen Patron of the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law, 2003 -2017 The Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law (APCML) staff and members were saddened to hear about the passing of the Right Honourable Sir Ninian Stephen KG AK GCMG GCVO KBE KStJ PC QC, aged 94. Sir Ninian held many eminent […]

The U.S. Airstrike After the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria: National Interest, Humanitarian Intervention, or Enforcement Against War Crimes?

The U.S. Airstrike After the Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria: National Interest, Humanitarian Intervention, or Enforcement Against War Crimes? by Mika Hayashi This article by Mika Hayashi, published by the American Society of International Law, analyses the legal consequences of the chemical attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria, reported on April 4, 2017.

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