The Journal of National Security Law and Policy is the world’s only peer-reviewed journal devoted exclusively to security law and policy issues, including counterterrorism, cybersecurity, targeted killing, autonomous weapons, international humanitarian law, and domestic terrorism.

JNSLP’s Editor-in-Chief is William C. Banks.

Reviewers include distinguished members of the journal’s editorial board; law professors; academics from other disciplines; and members of the military, intelligence, law enforcement, and civil liberties communities.

Annual Symposium

Election Integrity as a National Security Imperative: Current and Future Challenges to Securing American Elections | March 6, 2024

Call for submissions: JNSLP is soliciting articles related to election integrity and security for a future issues.

Vol. 14 No. 1

The Protection of Nationals Abroad and Non-Combatant Evacuation Operations in Times of Crisis | Ronald Alcala

Influence, War, and Ethics | Beba Cibralic

FISA Section 702’s Challenging Passage to Reauthorization in 2023 | George Croner

The San Francisco Conference and the Evitable UN Vetoes | Robert James

Deepfake 2024: Will Citizens United and Artificial Intelligence Together Destroy Representative Democracy? | Richard Painter

A New Framework for Cyber Operations: Reevaluating Traditional Military Activities and Intelligence Collection in the Digital Age | Maj. Jeremy Watford

Vol. 13 No. 3

The Case for Attempted Perfidy: An “Attempt” to Enhance Deterrent Value | Geoffrey Corn

Lawfare and Sea Power: A Historical Perspective | Dennis Harbin

China’s Anti-Monopoly Merger Control and National Security: Interactions with Foreign Investment Law and Beyond | Meirong Jin & Qian Li

Book Review

A Bellicose Founding Charter: The U.S. and Providing for the “Common Defence” | Lt. Col. Daniel E. Schoeni

Student Notes

Advanced Reactors and Nuclear Terrorism: Rethinking the International Framework | Cameron Tarry Hughes

Congressional and Supreme Court Restraints on Treaty Termination Carried Out at the President’s “Lowest Ebb” of Authority | Shervin Taheran