War Crimes+ in Syria and Iraq and the Possibility of an Ad Hoc Tribunal

War Crimes+ in Syria and Iraq and the Possibility of an Ad Hoc Tribunal

By Courtney McCausland.

In the conflicts in Syria and Iraq, civilians have been targeted. By any account this is a violation of the laws of armed conflict. The problem, however, arises in determining whether the conflict is domestic or international. Today's post discusses the history of the conflicts, the ramifications of the classification, and a proposed solution.

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