SWF Director of Program Planning Brian Weeden Gives Presentation on Space Environment to Workshop on Milspace Ops and International Law
Thursday, February 9, 2017
SWF Director of Program Planning Brian Weeden gave a presentation on the space environment and military space activities to a workshop on the International Legal Implications of Military Space Operations. The workshop was co-hosted by the Harvard Law School’s Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC), the International Committee on the Red Cross' Regional Delegation for the US and Canada, and the US Naval War College's Stockton Center for the Study of International Law. The workshop is one of a continuing series of research workshops designed to bring together a diverse array of U.S. and international experts from academia, the military and other government agencies, and international and non-governmental organizations to discuss specific areas of international law and military operations.
Dr. Weeden's presentation provided an overview of the physics of the space domain, military space activities, types of attacks on space capabilities and their implications, and emerging and future technologies that present specific challenges for international law.