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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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on October 14, 2012 at 3:41 pm

United States v. Jones: Why the Whole Court is Calling for Congressional Action

Kait Michaud: The Supreme Court docket for 2012-2013 reveals the continued role that Fourth Amendment questions will play in future constitutional jurisprudence. Until Congress takes action, it is likely that the Court will continue to deny without comment Fourth Amendment cases concerning new technological devices. Photo courtesy of PBS.

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on October 7, 2012 at 11:00 am

John Kiriakou: Reckless Lawbreaker or Bold Whistleblower?

Sara Slavin: The prosecution of CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou blurs the line between protecting our national security interests and chilling legitimate whistleblowing.

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on September 3, 2012 at 9:00 am

National Security by the Numbers: Why We Should Redouble Efforts to Express Analytic Certainty

By Manik V. Suri

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