In an attempt to catch up on some other projects, here are three items I have been planning on writing about for a few days now. Enjoy!
The following annotated bibliography on internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Georgia was compiled by Benjamin Shubik Sweeney, a researcher with Transparency International Georgia.
During its war with Hamas, Israeli troops deliberately blasted crowded buildings — including a school and a hospital — with incendiary white phosphorus rounds. It was part of a concerted strategy to scorch terror hideouts in and around Gaza City, Human Rights Watch senior military analyst Marc Garlasco tells Danger Room.
Update: You can read the full HRW report here.
Are there rules of engagement that can minimize civilian casualties?
Christopher R. Albon is a political science Ph.D. specializing in armed conflict, public health, human security, and health diplomacy.