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Pillars of the Next American Century
Henry Luce called the twentieth century 'The American Century'. James Kurth asks what the 21st has in store for American power. (The American Interest, Nov-Dec 2009) Read More...


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A peek under the hood as the Times considers Obama's Nobel Prize
An electr0nic discussion by the LA Times editorial staff of President Barack Obama's 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. (The LA Times, 10/09/2009) Read More...


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The Iran Talks in Geneva: Too Soon to Tell
Kenneth Pollack addresses the talks between the P5 plus 1 debating the position Iran took in the talks. By Kenneth Pollack (Brookings Institute, 10/02/2009 Read More...


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Rich bullies, we need you
Paul Collier argues that the recent empowerment of the G20 disguises the ongoing dominance of the G5 in global governance. (The Guardian, 09/25/09) Read More...


Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle
Beyond the Bernard Madoff Swindle

Author provides commentary and analysis on the cultural and policital dimensions of the Madoff scandal. By David A. Hollingsworth. (08/11/2009)

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The U.S. Intelligence Community and Foreign Policy
The author examines numerous ways to improve the analysis sector of the U.S Intelligence Community. By Kenneth G. Lieberthal (Brookings Institute, 9/15/2009) Read More...


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US: Adopt Stronger Laws for Child Farmworkers
An article from Human Rights Watch, calling the U.S. to amend its laws regarding child labor. (Human Rights Watch 09/15/09) Read More...


Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
Higher education and the recession: It still pays to study
An OECD study shows that, despite an ever growing supply of university degree earners, there is still a significant return to education among degree earners in developed countries. The Economist (9/19... Read More...


The Dollar Dilemma:  The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
The Dollar Dilemma: The World's Top Currency Faces Competition
A changing global economy and recent financial crisis will likely challenge the dollar's primacy as a reserve currency. This shift toward multipolarity, however, will likely be gradual. Read More...


A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
A Harsh Climate for Trade: How Climate Change Proposals Threaten Global Commerce
Formation of US trade barriers with India and China to curb energy-intensive production in in areas with weak emissions controls may do more economic harm than environmental good. by Sallie James (Cat... Read More...


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It's 3 a.m. Do You Know Where Hillary Clinton Is?
Over the course of her time in the public eye, Hillary Clinton has had many various roles-First Lady, advocate, wife. But in her latest post, as Secretary of State, she shows us her potential to expan... Read More...


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Addressing Syria
As Europe and the US move to reinstitute ties, it is important that Syria's regional role is not overstated. Their role in creating stability in the Middle East may not be as big as some believe. By: ... Read More...


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A Road Map to Nowhere
This article claims that progress in the Arab-Israeli peace process will come only when Obama is willing to identify Israeli settlements in the West Bank illegal under international law. By Flynt Lev... Read More...


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Administrative Detention in Armed Conflict
This article examines the treaty rules governing detention procedures in international and non-international conflicts. By Ashely Deeks. (Council on Foreign Relations) Read More...


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The U.S. Can't Be the World's Court
Originally Published in the Wall Street Journal, this article discusses the use of the Alien Tort Statute of 1789 in trying international human rights cases at home. By John B. Bellinger III (Council... Read More...


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Opt Back In To the International System Part II: International Law and Treaties
This article describes American’s “legal isolationism” and recommends changes in course for the Obama administration. By Sarah E. Mendelson. (Center for Strategic and International Studies, October 2... Read More...


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Protecting Labor Rights Through Trade Agreements: An Analytical Guide
A discussion of labor regulations in trade agreements and policy implications of enforcement. Short summary available at link. Full article in PDF form. By Sandra Polaski. (Carnegie Endowment for I... Read More...


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Law and the Lone Superpower
This article explains the nature of the US European divide over international law and how it should be resolved. Abstract at link, full article in PDF form. By William H. Taft IV Frances G. Burwell... Read More...


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Spain Opens 'Universal Justice' Can of Worms 2007
This article summarizes the 2009 Spanish attempted prosecution of Bush officials to argue that universal justice doctrine must not be used in national courts and the ICC and IJC should be strengthene... Read More...


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Spain Rejects 'Bush Six' Torture Trial
Spanish judge uses Universal Justice Doctrine to challenge Bush 6 involved in detainee torture. Article speculates about Obama’s couse of action and what implications this might have on US- Spanish a... Read More...


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Torture a Looming Crisis in Transatlantic Relations
Article explains that failure to prosecute war crimes could result in a tension in transatlantic relations. By Bernard Finel. (Atlantic Council, 4/22/2009) Read More...


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Beyond Closing Guantanamo: Rebuilding a Transatlantic Partnership in International Law
Describes steps the US should take to strengthen international law and reaffirm our commitment to it. Full article is available in pdf format. Abstract is available at the link. Project Director & ... Read More...


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The Iranian Nuclear Program, Russia, and International Law
In order to further his claims regarding Russian involvement and Security Council supervision of the Iranian nuclear project, Welsh provides a background into international law regarding nuclear devel... Read More...


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Preemptive War and International Law
In this 2003 article Welsh addresses the legality of preemptive war under international law by analyzing key phrases of the UN charter and comparing them with traditional Christian war theory. In the... Read More...


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The Power of Justice: Applying International Human Rights Standards to American Domestic Practices
Schulz’s offers an unusual view of American resistance to the penetration of international law into American jurisprudence and argues that amelioration of this fear would provide a needed boost to dom... Read More...


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Re-Engage on International Treaties Important to the International Community
This brief opinion piece argues that the US should quickly ratify several broadly supported international treaties so as to reaffirm her commitment to international cooperation and rule of law. (Cent... Read More...


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Why We Said No
In this article the former president of Peperdine University defends the US’s decision not to join the ICC. He describes his view of the organization and explains why he thinks it takes Internationa... Read More...


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Americans Deserve American Laws
In this brief article Feulner examines the extent to which Sotomayor has expressed her views on the relevance of international law when examining the Constitution. He advocates criticism of her openn... Read More...


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Deputy AG Nominee Should be Questioned on Importing International Law
This article criticizes the nomination of David Ogden to the position of Deputy Attorney General because of the case brief Ogden submitted in Roper v. Simmons that recommended the use of international... Read More...


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Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places
This article identifies a growing trend in “transnationalist jurisprudence." Its author argues that this practice not only undermines American sovereignty, but also is being used by justices and judg... Read More...


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