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News Roundup – 23 June 2014

DOJ OLC Targeted Killings Memo Release ICC gets Syrian war crimes details.  Syria: armed groups send children into battle.  International Crisis Group report: Iraq’s Jihadi jack-in-the-box. Q&A: We’re on defensive, not offensive.  ISIS captures more Iraqi towns and border crossings.  Explosion rocks Nigerian college. 

More on the organisational requirement: Al-Qaida and two new articles dealing with the killing of Osama Bin Laden

This is a short follow up to my earlier post on the organisational requirement of the parties as part of the threshold test for non-international armed conflicts, and at the same time a means to mention two very interesting new articles. This time the post relates to Al-Qaida, another armed group which is reported to …

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News Roundup – 10 August 2012

Algerian Lakhdar Brahimi ‘to be new UN Syria envoy’ Congo Rebels Strengthen Hand as Summit Fails to End Conflict (Johannesburg) Sinai: Egypt tribes back offensive against militants “War crimes by Syrian rebels must be condemned too” Will Syria’s Kurds benefit from the crisis? Syrian rebels driven by religion, but on their own terms Britain faces …

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