Dr. Christian Nikolaus Braun is a senior lecturer in the Defence and International Affairs Department at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. His primary area of research is the ethics of war and peace. In particular, he seeks to assess the morality of emerging military technologies and associated practices. At the moment, he is working on a research monograph on jus ad vim. He can be followed on Twitter at @ChristianBraun.
The arguments in this article are those of the author alone and they are not necessarily those of the UK Ministry of Defence.