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on November 18, 2013 at 1:13 pm

The Reverse Draft: Bringing the Military and Society Back Together

Lieutenant Joseph Hatfield discusses the merits of a “reverse draft” in bridging the growing disconnect between civilian society and the military. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia

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on September 8, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Reforming FISC: Legislative Proposals for Creating a More Balanced FISA Court

Harvard Law Student Menno Goedman discusses critiques of the FISC appointment process in light of the increased public scrutiny of American intelligence operations. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia

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on March 25, 2013 at 6:36 pm

Recent Developments in Courtroom Lawfare

Gerard J. Kennedy, Innokenty Pyetranker, and Manik Suri shed light on two recent Second Circuit opinions that will likely have an enduring impact on civil terrorism-related lawsuits. Photo courtesy of Twin Cities Business.

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on March 9, 2013 at 1:27 pm

U.S. Cements Presence in West Africa

Michael Robertson: A new drone base in West Africa raises questions about the future of U.S. national security policy in this volatile region. Photo courtesy of Lonely Planet.

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on February 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm

The New Tools of Counterterrorism: Combating Illicit Finance and Imposing Sanctions

Menno Goedman explains how one Treasury office has become a potent weapon in fighting terrorism and destabilizing regimes. Photo Courtesy of AP.

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on February 7, 2013 at 1:17 pm

Are All Terrorizers “Terrorists”?

Sean K. Driscoll: The New York State Court of Appeals has made clear that the definition of “terrorism” does not encompass gang violence. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

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on January 30, 2013 at 5:30 pm

Women in Combat: Ready, Willing and Able?

Laura Johnston: Allowing women to serve in combat roles is overdue, and brings the United States in line with the trend in modern democracies. Photo courtesy of Reuters.

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on November 20, 2012 at 6:25 am

TSA Turns Eleven as Travelers Queue Up for Thanksgiving

Catherine Arney: As one of the busiest travel periods of the year approaches, the trials and tribulations faced by the Transportation Security Administration merit attention and retrospection. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

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on November 10, 2012 at 9:30 pm

Strong Navy Needed for 21st Century Challenges

Jonathan H. Levy: The United States Navy plays an critical role, and must not be underfunded in dangerous times. Photo courtesy of US Navy/ Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released.

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on October 24, 2012 at 2:44 am

America’s Greatest Threat? The Debt Crisis

Roderick Miller: America’s national security has been imperiled by its mountain of public debt. Photo courtesy of TIME.

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