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Foreign Relations Law Casebook Supplement

by Jack Goldsmithvia Lawfare
Monday, December 18, 2017

The new Supplement for Curtis A. Bradley and Jack Goldsmith, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials (6th ed. 2017), is now available. These materials update the casebook, and in particular address litigation over the Trump administration’s executive orders relating to its “travel ban,” the administration’s announcement that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, the debates and litigation concerning “sanctuary jurisdictions,” President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and legal issues raised by various U.S. missile strikes in Syria and by the military detention of a U.S. citizen who was allegedly fighting on behalf of the Islamic State.

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America’s Role On The World Stage: A Conversation With NBC News And MSNBC

featuring Michael McFaulvia Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The national security experts and intelligence contributors of NBC News will discuss the United States’ role on the global stage and its position as a world leader in diplomatic scenarios.


Hunting Can Be Good For Lions And Elephants

by Terry Anderson, Hannah Downeyvia Wall Street Journal
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A government report makes the case for easing the ban on importation of big-game trophies.

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Zimbabwe's State Capture Battle: Lessons For SA

quoting Niall Fergusonvia News 24
Friday, November 17, 2017

The coup d'état in Zimbabwe – call it bloodless, benevolent, calm or whatever – holds so many lessons for South Africa.

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Doing Nothing, Trump May Witness US Goal In Mugabe's Ouster

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia VOA News
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Without lifting a finger, the Trump administration may be witnessing the culmination of nearly two decades of U.S. efforts to pry Zimbabwe from the powerful grasp of its authoritarian President Robert Mugabe.

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Uganda: Age Limit Debate - Why Freedoms Become Victim

quoting Bruce Bueno de Mesquitavia All Africa
Monday, November 6, 2017

Sometime in August 1994, renowned writer Wole Soyinka interested some of his fellow Nigerians to march 'One Step for Freedom'.

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The Scourge Of Modern-Day Slavery Persists Around The Globe

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia Daily Beast
Sunday, November 5, 2017

We may think slavery is a problem in the rear-view mirror, but in fact millions of people wake up each day to a life of forced labor, violence, sexual assault, and dehumanization.

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Area 45: American Attitudes Toward Immigration Featuring Tim Kane

interview with Timothy Kane, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Monday, October 9, 2017

The Road ahead for Immigration.

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What The South West May Likely Do With Restructuring

quoting Larry Diamondvia Nigerian Tribune
Friday, August 4, 2017

As Larry Diamond said in his paper titled “Preventive Diplomacy for Nigeria: Imperative for US and International Policy” presented to US Congress committee in 1995, he stressed what characterizes a society that is about to undergo socio-political and economic collapse. Read what he said: “The process is anticipated by numerous signals of decay. 

Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Peter Robinson to discuss her new book
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Ayaan Hirsi Ali On The West, Dawa, And Islam

interview with Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.