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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 December 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm

The Perilous Position of the Laws of War

Major Charles G. Kels argues that the current standoff over legal regimes applicable to counterterrorism operations misconstrues the law of armed conflict and risks undermining its moral force. Photo courtesy of Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School.

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on November 25, 2012 at 9:56 am

Targeting in Outer Space: Legal Aspects of Operational Military Actions in Space

P.J. Blount, Research Counsel at the National Center for Remote Sensing, Air, and Space Law, explores the complicated legal landscape of targeting in space. Photo courtesy of NASA.

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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 October 6, 2012 at 10:00 am

Iran Sanctions Unprecedented and Crippling; But Are They Effective?

Ronak D. Desai: The impact of the sanctions–and whether they will ultimately force Tehran to abandon its nuclear weapons program–remains to be seen.

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on September 30, 2012 at 12:30 pm

Afghanistan and the Future of the “Good War”

Should the U.S. & NATO accelerate the withdrawal from Afghanistan or “stay the course?”

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