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Important Articles on Interrogation

April 24, 2015

“The Dark Science of Interrogation” Bloomberg Business by Drake Bennett, 12 Feb 2015

The interrogation techniques being taught and used today (including coercive methods) have never…

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Far-right Parties in European Elections

April 17, 2015

The past decade has seen the ascendance of several far-right political parties across Europe. These groups, many of whom have been roundly criticized for their…

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Greece’s Prosecution of Golden Dawn

April 17, 2015

Origins of Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn exploded on the Greek political scene in 2012, amid the worst economic crisis in post-war history, stunning pollsters, politicians…

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Myth v. Fact: Sunsets in AUMFs

March 13, 2015

MYTH: AUMFs never have sunsets. FACT: Ten prior AUMFs (almost a third to the total number of AUMFs) have included sunsets. Recent examples include the…

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How to Build a More Sustainable and Mutually Beneficial Relationship with Saudi Arabia

March 10, 2015

“Too often, we have failed to enforce international norms when it’s inconvenient to do so. And we have not confronted forcefully enough the intolerance, sectarianism,…

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Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act Would Return Persecuted Refugees and Children to Danger

March 2, 2015

Protecting the persecuted is a core American value.
The U.S. asylum system has protected thousands of refugees from returning to places where they would…

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An AUMF for ISIL: The Six Key (Missing) Elements

February 24, 2015

This synopsis includes the six most important elements of an authorization for use of military force (AUMF) against ISIL – some of which are already…

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ISIL AUMF: Including a 2001 AUMF Sunset

February 10, 2015

The Obama administration has now provided Congress with proposed legislative text for an Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) for the administration’s military…

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