Ethics, Law, and International Politics

Allied Air Attacks and Civilian Harm in Italy, 1940–1945: Bombing among Friends (London: Routledge, 2023).

Russia’s Warfare by War Crime and US ResponsibilityH-Diplo Essay 425, Commentary Series on Putin’s War, 29 March 2022.

More of the Same, and Worse: Revisiting Donald Trump and the Limits of International Law, H-Diplo/ISSF Policy Series, America and the World—The Effects of the Trump Presidency, 2021-10, 4 March 2021.

The Pitfalls and Promises of Human Rights Claims in the Chechen Wars: Russia at the European Court, European Review of International Studies, vol. 7 (2020).

Myron Taylor and the Bombing of Rome: The Limits of Law and Diplomacy, Diplomacy & Statecraft, vol. 31, no. 2 (June 2020).

Review of Law Applicable to Armed Conflict by Ziv Bohrer, Janina Dill, and Helen Duffy, Journal of Peace Research book note, 16 June 2020.

Chechnya, Yeltsin, and Clinton: The Massacre at Samashki in April 1995 and the US Response to Russia’s War in Chechnya, introductory essay and summary of declassified documents, National Security Archive Briefing Book #702, edited with Svetlana Savranskaya, 15 April 2020.

Sanctions that limit people’s access to medicine are immoral, interview with Niloofar Adibnia, Iranian Labour News Agency, 18 December 2019.

Cornell Welcomes Another Torturer, Cornell Daily Sun, 20 March 2018.

How the Geneva Conventions Matter, in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter? Matthew Evangelista and Nina Tannenwald, eds. (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Donald Trump and the Limits of International LawH-Diplo | ISSF POLICY Series, America and the World—2017 and Beyond, 24 May 2017.

On ‘Democracy,’ New York Times Book Review, 21 May 2017.

Bombes de gros calibre, armes nucléaires et drones : un siècle de trajectoires d’évolution, Violence de masse et Résistance – Réseau de recherche, Sciences Po, 27 January 2017.

Blockbusters, Nukes, and Drones: trajectories of change over a century, The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, vol. 14, issue 23, no. 3, 1 December 2016.

Diritti umani, conflitti armati e il diritto internazionale: il ruolo dell’individuo nel contesto europeo [Human rights, armed conflict, and international law: the role of the individual in the European context], Lectio Magistralis lecture at the ceremony for the inauguration of academic year, 2016-2017, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy, 29 November 2016, text published in Roma Tre News, vol. 18, no. 3.

Is War Too Easy? Perspectives on Politics, vol. 14, no. 1 (March 2016).

Paradoxes of violence and self-determination, Ethnopolitics, vol. 14, no. 5 (August 2015).
L’illegalità dei droni [The illegality of drones], Il Margine (Trento), vol. 33, no. 3 (2013), interview conducted by Mirco Elena.
A “War on Terror” by any other name…What did Obama change? Publication 2012-02, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University (English version of the Epilogue to the ill-fated and ultimately non-existent Arabic translation of Law, Ethics, and the War on Terror), revised February 2013.
Coping with 9/11: Alternatives to the War Paradigm, report for Eisenhower Study Group project, Burdens of War, Brown University (July 2011)
Onu e diritti umani, oltre l’egemonia Usa [The UN and human rights, beyond US hegemony], Vita e Pensiero (Milan), no. 2 (March-April) 2007.
Quando la tortura non è più un tabù: una riflessione dopo Abu Ghraib [Whentorture is no longer a tabu: a reflection after Abu Ghraib], Corriere del Mezzogiorno (Naples supplement to Corriere della Sera), 16 March 2006, interview conducted by Fabio Petito and Massimo Galluppi.
Il diritto bellico ai tempi del terrore [The law of war in a time of terror], Biblioteca della libertà (Turin), vol. 41, no. 182 (January-March 2006).
Other Voices: When The Times Writes about Covert Operations, letter to the public editor, New York Times, 26 June 2005.

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