Bibliography

Charles J. Dunlap Jr.

Forthcoming

Articles and Essays

Newspaper Articles and Commentary

  • Reflections on Veterans Day: How Military Service Helps in Teaching at Duke Law, Lawfire (November 07, 2016)
  • It's Wrong to Suppress the Military Vote, Hill (October 20, 2016)
  • A Pardon for Patraeus, Washington Times (August 29, 2016)
  • Why Doesn't the ABA Consider Discrimination Based on Military or Veteran Status to be an Ethics Violation?, Just Security (August 24, 2016)
  • Do Both Candidates Support More Aggressive Material Support Litigation?, Lawfare (August 22, 2016)
  • The Moral Hazard of Inaction in War, War on the Rocks (August 19, 2016)
  • Brexit and National Security? Keep Calm and Carry On, Lawfire (June 26, 2016)
  • A Few Words about Memorial Day and More, Lawfire (May 27, 2016)
  • Is the U.S. Military Strategy Doing More Harm or Good in the Middle East?, Conversation (May 12, 2016)
  • Yes, We Can Lawfully Target Islamic State Trainees Preparing to Conduct Terrorist Attacks in Europe an Elsewhere, Just Security (March 25, 2016)
  • Getting the Law Right on Carpet Bombing and Civilian Casualties, War On the Rocks (March 23, 2016)
  • Why Can't the Media be More Transparent about Drones?, Hill (March 21, 2016)
  • Trump's Campaign Rhetoric, ISIS and the Law of War, Conversation (March 09, 2016)
  • Can Hillary's Email Troubles Stop Her From Being President? Maybe, But Not Necessarily for the Reason You May Think, Lawfire (February 15, 2016)
  • Facts that may be Surprising About the U.S. Defense Budget, Herald-Sun (January 01, 2016)
  • Human Shields: The Dialogue Continues, Just Security (December 16, 2015)
  • Military Commissions and Fairness, Just Security (December 14, 2015)
  • A Better Way to Protect Civilians and Combatants than Weapons Bans: Strict Adherence to the Core Principles of the Law of War, Intercross Blog (December 01, 2015)
  • Russians May Have a Strong Case in Turkish Shootdown, The Hill (November 25, 2015)
  • Outsourcing Military Discipline is Bad for Everyone, War On the Rocks (October 27, 2015)
  • Honor, Morality, and the DOD Law of War Manual, Just Security (October 26, 2015)
  • Drones Versus Their Critics: A Victory for President Obama's War Powers Legacy?, Small War Journal (October 14, 2015)
  • Civilianizing Military Justice? Sorry, It Can't -- And Shouldn't -- Work, War On the Rocks (October 08, 2015)
  • Let's Get Facts on Afghan Hospital Incident Before Declaring a War Crime, Hill (October 05, 2015)
  • The New York Times, Dangerously Uninformed, VS. the Military, Hill (August 13, 2015)
  • Let's Balance the Argument about the DOD Law of War Manual and Targeting, Just Security (July 10, 2015)
  • Is the Military Option to Strike Iran (Legally) on the Table?, Hill (July 06, 2015)
  • With New Ransom Policy, Obama is Thinking with His Heart, Not Head, Hill (June 26, 2015)
  • Human Shields and the DOD Law of War Manual: Can't We Improve the Debate?, Just Security (June 25, 2015)
  • Military Commissions After Al-Bahlul, Lawfare (June 24, 2015)
  • Cyber Operations and the New Defense Department Law of War Manual: Initital Impressions, Lawfare (June 15, 2015)
  • Casualties and Polls: Some Observations, Just Security (May 26, 2015)
  • Civilian Casualities, Drones, Airstrikes, and the Perils of Policy, War On the Rocks (May 11, 2015)
  • To Ban New Weapons or Regulate Their Use?, Just Security (April 03, 2015)
  • Bringing Bergdahl Home was the Right Choice -- Deserter or Not, Time (March 26, 2015)
  • Setting Your Compass: Some Thoughts from a (Former) DJAG, 42 Reporter (January 01, 2015 61-65)
  • 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)
  • The Moral Resposibility of Volunteer Soldiers, Boston Review (November 06, 2013) (with others)
  • 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, Newsobserver.com (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, Newsobserver.com (February 06, 2013)
  • Charles Dunlap on the Discussion Started by Mark Mazzetti, The Drone Zone,, Lawfare (July 12, 2012)
  • What is the Role of Lawyers in Cyberwarfare? , ABA Journal (May 11, 2012, at 1) (with Stewart A. Baker)
  • 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)
  • Roles, Missions,and Equipment: Military Lessons from Experience in This Decade, 70 Army History (December 01, 2009)
  • Voices from the Stars? America's Generals and Public Debates, 28 American Bar Association National Security Law Report (November 01, 2006 8-11)
  • The Limits of Fourth-Generation Warfare, 89 Marine Corps Gazette (July 01, 2005 39-40)
  • ....With Helmet and Flak Vest: Practicing International Law in War Zones, U.S. Air Force, Judge Advocate General (December 04, 2004)
  • When Does an Unsafe Act Become a Crime?, Torch Mazazine (April 01, 2001 14-15)
  • The End of Innocence: Rethinking Noncombatancy in the Post-Kosovo Era, Strategic Review (June 01, 2000)
  • The Legal Basis for No-Fly Zones, 2 JAG Warrior (June 01, 1999)
  • Cyberattack! Are We at War?, NCSA News (November 01, 1996, at 18)
  • How We Lost the High-Tech War of 2007: A Warning for the Future, The Weekly Standard (January 29, 1996 22-28)
  • A Hawk in the Land of Vultures, Saint Joseph's University Magazine (November 01, 1995 14-15)
  • Military Justice System and Command Accountability (February 01, 1985)