Volumes 1-5

Volume 1

Vol. 1 No. 1

Torture & Secrecy | The inaugural issue of JNSLP contributes to the national debate on the use of torture and “enhanced interrogation” techniques from a variety of perspectives. Elizabeth Rindskopf Parker introduces the first issue of the journal.

Vol. 1 No. 2

Understanding Torture | This issue contributes to the national debate on the use of torture and “enhanced interrogation” techniques from a variety of perspectives.

Volume 2

Vol. 2 No. 1

Promoting Peace | Contributing authors for this issue explore the role of international tribunals in stabilizing post-conflict areas, among other topics.

Vol. 2 No. 2

Laws of Armed Conflict | Contributing authors take on difficult questions about how the U.S. legal system can respond to the conflicts of today and tomorrow.

Volume 3

Vol. 3 No. 1

Terrorist Detention | Developing a new detention regime begins with asking strategic questions | Contributing author Matthew C. Waxman argues that detention laws can help prevent terrorism if framed by the right objectives.

Vol. 3 No. 2

National Security Advice | This issue’s authors examine a wide range of policies – those the administration should adopt, and those it should abandon.

Volume 4

Vol. 4 No. 1

Cybersecurity: National Leadership, Individual Responsibility | This issue contributes to the national debate on cyber-related issues by supplying some of the missing pieces of the discussion, focusing on the largest and most difficult sub-set: cybersecurity.

Vol. 4 No. 2

Liberty, Terrorism, and Laws of War | This issue includes analysis of Germany’s and China’s responses to national security threats and international efforts to establish counterterrorism standards.

Volume 5

Vol. 5 No. 1

The War on Terror 10 Years On | A decade after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, JNSLP takes a look at key elements of the ensuing War on Terror, including intelligence collection, law enforcement and counterterrorism, counterintelligence, the legacy of US vs. Klein, SHIELD, civil liberties, leaks, and the role of the judiciary.

Vol. 5 No. 2

Shadow Wars | This issue examines the law and policy regarding U.S. paramilitary operations, including use of drones, payment of contractors to spy, and training of local operatives to chase terrorists in what The New York Times has described as a “shadow war against Al Qaeda and its allies.”

The world's only peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to national security law and policy.