So who lost Iraq? The blame game mostly fingers incompetent Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. Or is Barack Obama culpable for pulling out all American troops monitoring the success of the 2007-08 surge?
The question posed in this inaugural issue of Peregrine is deceptively simple and profoundly misleading. What it asks us to do as legal and economic analysts is to make some empirical judgment as to the number and composition the immigration population.
One of the recurring arguments in favor of Keystone XL—the hard-fought “bullet pipeline” that would create a direct link between the Alberta oil sands and the Gulf of Mexico—is that its defeat won’t keep oil in the ground or keep carbon out of the atmosphere.