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NYPD Blues

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2012 | 4:28 PM

It is now a basic maxim of good governance that absolute power corrupts absolutely. Given the expanding power of the NYPD, then, it was interesting to hear members of the Bloomberg administration articulate their opposition to the Community Safety Act, legislation that seeks to increase transparency and oversight over the...

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Is Israel Seeking to Maintain the Status Quo?

(86) Comments | Posted June 4, 2012 | 5:40 PM

On May 15, 2012, Jeremy Ben Ami, founder of J Street, and Bill Kristol, founder of The Weekly Standard and director of Emergency Committee for Israel, took part in a debate that addressed commonly-held positions of the pro-Israeli community on the future of Israel and Palestine. The debate...

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O. I. L.: The Case for a War Against Iran

(58) Comments | Posted January 24, 2012 | 3:16 PM

Iran is figuring prominently in the lead-up to the 2012 presidential election. In December 2011, Jon Huntsman declared that, if elected president, he would send in ground troops to keep Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. Rick Santorum recently charged on CNN that bombing Iran would be...

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In the Name of Responsibility

(1) Comments | Posted April 8, 2011 | 2:08 PM

Ten days after President Barack Hussein Obama unilaterally launched an unconstitutional war on Libya, Admiral Michael Mullen reported that only twenty-five percent of Colonel Gaddhafi's forces had been wiped out, embroiling the United States in a conflict that will perhaps last months longer. Pro-Gaddhafi forces still have ten times the...

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Global Responsibility: Towards a More Cognizant Foreign Policy

(36) Comments | Posted January 5, 2010 | 11:07 AM

Following the events of September 11, 2001, the United States found itself confronted by a threat posed by a group of individuals based halfway across the world. Coming out from the Cold War as the world's sole superpower, the United States seemed untouchable, invincible. How was it attacked? And had...

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