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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
Statement

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
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

NGOs Call for Urgent Congressional Action to Prevent and Address Civilian Harm

On November 30, 2021, InterAction and 23 NGOs submitted a letter to Congress calling for urgent and sustained Congressional…

November 30, 2021
Blog Post

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
Blog Post

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
Statement

InterAction Members Respond to the Crisis on the Turkish-Syrian Border

On October 9, only three days after the White House released a statement declaring that the United States forces in…

October 11, 2019
Blog Post

A Reflection on Accountability for Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

November 30, the Day of Remembrance of all Victims of Chemical Warfare, is an opportunity to reflect on the…

November 30, 2021
Event

Sharing Best Practice Across the Atlantic: A U.K.-U.S. legislator dialogue on civilian protection in armed conflict

November 24, 2021