This article discusses recent upheavals in intelligence law are characterized by an increased concern for foreign nationals located outside the United States who have been affected by U.S. intelligence activities, as well as a desire to shift oversight from the political branches to the courts. This trend, “legal cosmopolitanism,” has resulted in an increased application of international law to intelligence activities, and such application will almost certainly increase in the next few years.
"Bringing the Spies in from the Cold: Legal Cosmopolitanism and Intelligence Under the Laws of War,"
University of San Francisco Law Review: Vol. 44
, Article 5.
Available at: http://repository.usfca.edu/usflawreview/vol44/iss3/5