Janice Wolack and David Finkelhor of the University of New Hampshire Crimes Against Children Research Centere have an important new study out on their survey of sextortion victims. I haven't read it yet, but I'm very glad someone is doing this research. Two findings immediately stand out.
In April I was honored to give the Sherrill lecture at Yale Law School. My lecture was entitled, The Contributions of the Obama Administration to the Practice and Theory of International Law. The Harvard International Law Journal has now kindly published a slightly edited and lightly footnoted version of the lecture.
Hoover Institution fellow Bill Whalen discusses the Democratic and Republican conventions as well as Brexit, trade, the terrorist attack in Turkey, and how events/issues affect the presidential election.
Political experts have noted that the Brexit vote largely hinged on a singles issue -- the issue of immigration. Many of those same experts now say the Brexit vote could offer big clues about the United States race for president.
Malicious hackers, often under the protection of hostile foreign states, have engaged in massive data theft from U.S. business firms and private institutions. Intelligence agencies predict the problem will get worse.
In the coming days, an obscure court in the Netherlands will issue a ruling in a dispute between the Philippines and China over an uninhabited Pacific reef known as Scarborough Shoal. It will be an important test of whether China can rise peacefully, as the Chinese government claims it is doing.
A few years ago on a lazy Friday afternoon, my friend Ronit Vardi—a veteran journalist and longtime resident of this frenetic city perched between the Mediterranean and the Middle East—looked askance when I told her that I was headed to Jerusalem to teach a seminar on Israel as a Jewish and democratic state.