Analyzing the Legality of the Soleimani Strike
—Jill Goldenziel, Marine Corps University-Command and Staff College [Editor’s note: This is one of our biweekly I-CONnect columns. Columns, while scholarly in accordance with the tone of the blog and about the same length as a normal blog post, are a bit more “op-ed” in nature than standard posts.
An ISIL AUMF? Counterterrorism and Congressional Authorization in the United States
—William C. Banks, Syracuse University, Myriam Feinberg, Tel-Aviv University, and Daphné Richemond-Barak, Lauder School of Government While the efficacy of strikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (also known as Daesh – Al Al-Dawla Al-Islamiya fi al-Iraq wa al-Sham – in Europe) is questioned, lawyers have, in the past months, grappled with the legal framework forming the basis of the strikes.