A US government response to the International Committee of the Red Cross study Customary International Humanitarian Law

This document has also been published under the title "Joint letter from John Bellinger and William Haynes to Jakob Kellenberger on Customary International Law Study", in International Legal Materials, 46 ILM 514 (2007).

About the authors

John B. Bellinger III
Legal Adviser

John B. Bellinger III is Legal Adviser for the Department of State.

William J. Haynes
General Counsel

William J. Haynes II is General Counsel of the Department of Defense of the United States of America.