From ‘Lawfare’ to ‘Lawcraft’: Law in the Service of Contemporary Statecraft and Foreign Policy

By Francisco Lobo This year the Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership at the U.S. Naval Academy held the “2021 McCain Conference: The Ethics of Intelligence and Grey Zone Operations.” The last session of the Conference was devoted to the topic of ‘Lawfare.’ Despite enjoying doctrinal recognition in contemporary literature, this portmanteau combining the words “law” …

Peace versus Justice in Colombia

By Kerry-Luise Prior This article elaborates on the discussion around peace versus justice within the setting of the Colombian armed conflict. To begin with, it is important to look at the extent and the context of the conflict. The first section of the chapter lays out the scale of the conflict, in terms of numbers …