Col. Daniel Reisner

Daniel Reisner served as a legal adviser in the Israel Defence Forces Military Advocate General’s Corps for 19 years. Between 1995 and 2004 he held the position of Head of the International Law Department. Between 1994 and 2000 Reisner served as a senior member of Israel’s peace delegations with both Jordan and the Palestinians, working in the triple role of negotiator, legal advisor and drafter.

Publications by Col. Daniel Reisner

International Law and Military Operations in Practice – III

The Evolution of International Law and the War on Terrorism

A country — whether it be Israel, or the United States in its fight with al-Qaeda — whose army is involved in fighting a terrorist organization which has no state and no boundaries, has to be able to carry out those acts necessary to deal with terror. What happens if the police see a suicide bomber who opens his jacket and shows his explosive belt? Can the Israeli police kill him? He hasn’t done anything. Read More »