Meeting Summary

Chatham House

This is a summary of an International Law Discussion Group meeting held at Chatham House on Monday, 21 February 2011.

The event was organised to discuss the US approaches to the Laws of War in the context of the forthcoming publication of the new US Law of War Manual. Participants included representatives of government, embassies, NGOs, media, academics and practising lawyers.


  • Hays Parks, Former Senior Associate Deputy General Counsel, International Affairs, Office of General Counsel, US Department of Defense
  • Elizabeth Wilmshurst, Associate Fellow, Chatham House (Chair)