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Gabriella Blum

Gabriella Blum is Rita E. Hauser Professor of Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law at Harvard Law School. author of Islands of Agreement: Managing Enduring Armed Rivalries, and former Legal Advisor for the Israel Defense Forces.

Titles by This Author

Lessons from the War on Terrorism

In an age of global terrorism, can the pursuit of security be reconciled with liberal democratic values and legal principles? During its “global war on terrorism,” the Bush administration argued that the United States was in a new kind of conflict, one in which peacetime domestic law was irrelevant and international law inapplicable. From 2001 to 2009, the United States thus waged war on terrorism in a “no-law zone.”