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Civilians and “By, With and Through”: Key Issues and Questions Related to Civilian Harm and Security Partnership

Working by, with, and through partners in military operations has become a preferred approach in U.S. security policy. Doing so without uniform controls governing conduct and the use of force can result in real consequences for civilians.

April 25, 2018
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Civilians and “By, With and Through”: Key Issues and Questions Related to Civilian Harm and Security Partnership

February 15, 2019
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InterAction applauds Congressional Action to Minimize Civilian Harm in 2018 Defense Bill

InterAction welcomes the positive developments to minimize civilian harm in conflict in the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and…

December 12, 2017
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Making Amends for Civilian Harm: The Case for Reforming U.S. Ex Gratia Policy

When U.S. military actions abroad harm civilian populations, making amends should focus primarily on fulfilling the needs and wants of…

May 14, 2021
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Toward a Shared Understanding of Civilian Harm

As the number of armed conflicts continues to rise globally, so, too, does civilian harm, resulting in the highest number…

June 10, 2021
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What You Need to Know about the Protection of Civilians During U.S. Partnered Operations

The impact of fighting on civilians is particularly acute in urban areas, resulting in the destruction of multiple infrastructures.

December 5, 2018
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Explosive Weapons in Populated Areas

The use of explosive weapons in populated areas (EWIPA) has caused significant harm to civilian populations. Beyond individual deaths and injuries, explosive weapons cause indirect…

April 14, 2021
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Six Practical Measures That Reduce And Respond To Conflict-Induced Displacement

It is impossible to fully prevent displacement in armed conflict, particularly when military operations are carried out in populated areas.

March 12, 2021
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Building the Evidence Base

In armed conflicts around the world, destruction of civilians’ property and assets, public services, and critical civilian infrastructure has resulted…

November 2, 2020
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Pentagon Asks for More Cash to Cut Down Civilian Deaths

April 24, 2020