Last weekend's UN Resolution on Syria is the latest attempt by “the international community" to address an intolerable disaster in Syria.  The combatants have decimated the Law of Armed Conflict and International Humanitarian Law by directly targeting civilians, medical facilities, and aid convoys.  In December 2016, the International & National Security Law Practice Group analyzed the legal position in a Podcast, The Siege of Aleppo and War Crimes.  The analysis was conducted by Professor Laurie Blank of Emory Law School, a leading scholar, and Professor Michael Newton of Vanderbilt Law School, another leading scholar who formerly served as an operational law JAG Officer in the Middle East.  This Podcast is even more timely now than when it was originally recorded.  Here it is.