- Congress has unanimously called to invoke "genocide" in reference to ISIS, authors say
- Not all atrocities are genocide, they say
- Obama administration's careful consideration was entirely appropriate, they say
Laurie Blank is clinical professor of law and director of the International Humanitarian Law Clinic at the Emory School of Law. She has authored and co-authored numerous publications, including "International Law and Armed Conflict: Fundamental Principles and Contemporary Challenges in the Law of War." Geoffrey S. Corn is professor of law at South Texas College of Law and co-author of "The Law of Armed Conflict: An Operational Perspective," among other publications.