Charles J. Dunlap Jr.


  • Clever or Clueless? Observations About Bombing Norm Debates, in Bombing: How Legal and Ethical Norms Change (Matthew A. Evangelista ed., forthcoming)

Articles and Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Book Review, Lawfare (July 18, 2014)  (reviewing Robert M. Gates, Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War (2014))
  • Does the Intelligence Community Fear Lawyers...or Legal Scrutiny?, Just Security (July 02, 2014)
  • Leave No Soldier Behind -- No Exceptions, The Great Debate (June 04, 2014)
  • Still Shortchanged: Some Observations About the New Army/Marine Corps COIN Doctrine, Small Wars Journal (May 18, 2014)
  • Top Ten Reasons Sen. Gillibrand's Bill is the Wrong Solution to Military Sexual Assault, Just Security (December 09, 2013)
  • Forum: The Moral Responsibility of Volunteer Soldier, Boston Review (November 01, 2013) (Nov/Dec 2013)
  • Despite McCain's Words, Our Military Needs More, Not Fewer Women, (June 10, 2013)
  • No Panacea in President's Counterterrorism Policy, Huffington Post (May 30, 2013)
  • A Peek But Still No Clear Policy on Using Force Against U.S. Citizens, (February 06, 2013)
  • Charles Dunlap on the Discussion Started by Mark Mazzetti, The Drone Zone,, Lawfare (July 12, 2012)
  • Bad Policies Breed Bad Behavior on Modern Battlefield Situations, Cleveland Plain Dealer (April 22, 2012)
  • We Need New Policy, Not Draftees, New York Times (March 18, 2012)
  • Pilots Should Lead the Way at Airport Checkpoints, News & Observer (November 28, 2010)
  • Could Airstrikes Save Lives?, Washington Post (October 22, 2010, at A25)
  • Lessons Learned: Enlisting Trust, Military Officers Association of America Magazine (March 17, 2010)
  • The End of Innocence: Rethinking Noncombatancy in the Post-Kosovo Era, Strategic Review (June 01, 2000)