The Administration Is Treating the Border Like a War Zone — But It’s Violating the Laws of War

Even if you accept the Trump administration’s wrongheaded description of the border situation, its conduct is indefensible

Migrants run along the Tijuana River near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana after the U.S. border patrol threw tear gas from a distance to disperse them on November 25, 2018. Photo: Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images

By Neta C. Crawford

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