The World Wide War: Analysing Whether Self-Defence Can be Used in Response to a Cyber-Attack

By Eve Aycock In a society characterised by the coexistence of cyberspace and reality, cyber-attacks pose an increasingly menacing risk. The contemporaneity of this threat is evidenced by the recent global Ransomware cyber-attack, which was unprecedented in scale.[1] The key legal question in ascertaining the lawfulness of self-defence in response to a cyber-attack is whether […]

On North Korea and the Non-Proliferation Treaty

By Zachary Lucas Tensions have escalated recently between North Korea and the United States (US). In July, North Korea claimed it had access to intercontinental ballistic missiles, capable of reaching the west coast of the US. Amid the resulting political exchange, Trump promised a response of “fire and fury” if North Korea initiated a nuclear […]