International Security Law

Veronica Koman opens up about her West Papua advocacy

New book by Professor Donald Rothwell sheds light on ASEAN’s legal authority

ANU scholars address US Naval War College on Korean Peninsula’s security

Small scale use of force: the threshold between “force” under the jus ad bellum and “other forcible measures”

The notion that the prohibition of the use of force in Article 2(4) of the UN Charter is subject to a gravity threshold has become more prominent in academic literature recently. According to this view certain types of small scale forcible action – such as extra-territorial targeted killings of individuals, forcible abductions of wanted persons and the interception of vessels and aircraft – are not serious enough to reach this threshold and, therefore, fall outside the scope of Article 2(4).

North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Program

The presentation will review North Korea’s non-ballistic missiles and rockets, examine its ballistic missile program in detail, look at the six “nuclear tests”, consider post-Summit prospects for “denuclearization”, and assess the North Korean ballistic missile threat over the next five years.

ANU Law wins major grant for global research partnership

Turnbull's counter-terrorism rhetoric ignores regional realities


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