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Pakistan's Islam Imperils the Public Space

Qanta Ahmed, MD | Posted 03.25.2013 | World
Qanta Ahmed, MD

Religious intolerance has become de facto a central component of Pakistani identity. This intolerance is legislated within Pakistan's constitution, rooted in a Presidential decree, no less, when Pakistan introduced new legal definitions defining Muslim identity.

The Drone War May be Popular in the U.S. AND Illegal

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Americans see the drone war as essentially cost-free. But the terrorist threat is coming from Muslim countries with growing anti-U.S. sentiment, as recent protests in Pakistan and Yemen demonstrate. It's time for the U.S. to rethink what it's doing in that part of the world.

Dershowitz Versus Horton on Lawfare: Real Threat or Illusion?

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Heather Robinson

Rhetorical sparks flew in Manhattan yesterday as Alan Dershowitz, Felix Frankfurter professor of law at Harvard University, and Scott Horton, contribu...

Lindsey Graham's Backwards Look at Military Commissions

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

I'll agree with Sen. Lindsey Graham on one thing: "Americans still wait for justice." But Graham's explanation for why we haven't yet seen justice is actually backwards.

Lawfare Conference Takes Aim at Terrorists' Efforts to Wage "Legal Jihad"

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Heather Robinson

Last Thursday The Lawfare Project, a non-profit founded by attorney Brooke Goldstein (pictured above) to confront "lawfare" - which Goldstein define...

Fear of Fair Trials Fuels the Israeli Offensive Against 'Lawfare'

Daniel Machover | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Machover

Close political ties with another government mustn't over-ride the UK's proper duty to enforce the rule of law. Equality of access to justice and the efficacy of universal justice may be put at grave risk.