How the International Group of Experts drafting the Tallinn Manual use the International Court of Justice’s Nuclear Weapons

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Answer the two short-essay questions below.

According to Michael Schmitt, how did the International Group of Experts drafting the Tallinn Manual use the International Court of Justice’s Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion as a basis for concluding that international law applies to cyber activities?

Scott Truver, in Taking Mines Seriously: Mine Warfare in China’s Near Seas (Naval War College Review, Spring 2012), writes that autonomous mobile mines such as the proposed Sea Predator blur the lines among “smart mobile mines, torpedoes, and UUVs.” Would autonomous mobile mines comply with the rules for mines and torpedoes set forth in Sections 9.2 and 9.4 of The Commander’s Handbook on the Law of Naval of Naval Operations, Naval Warfare Publication 1-14M (2007) and 13.11 of the Department of Defense Law of War Manual (June 2015)?