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The Zero Dark Thirtieth Birthday Cake

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5:14 PM

From the baker of hard national security choices, who once brought you the “drone strike cake“—called “notorious” by Rolling Stone magazine—it’s the Zero Dark Thirtieth Birthday Cake:

Judicialization of Warfare in the U.K.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2:00 PM

A British think tank called Policy Exchange has released a very interesting report on judicialization of British warfare. Entitled “Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving Our Armed Forces from Defeat by Judicial Diktat,” the 50-page report by Richard Elkins, Jonathan Morgan, and Tom Tugendhat opens: “The judiciary is pioneering a revolution in military affairs. Empowered by . . .
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The Tenth Year Anniversary of UNSCR 1593, which Referred the Situation in Darfur to the International Criminal Court

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 12:48 AM

Ten years ago today, on March 31, 2005, the U.N. Security Council adopted resolution 1593, which referred the situation in Darfur, Sudan, to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for investigation. Although not a party to the Rome Statute, the United States abstained on the resolution, marking the beginning of a shift by the . . .
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Who’s Afraid of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015?

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 11:47 AM

Last Friday The Hill reported that Senator Corker believes he “will have a veto-proof majority” to enact the “Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015” (INARA).  Below is my analysis of the Bill.  Bottom line: The Bill is simply designed to permit Congress to look closely at the Iran deal before President Obama exercises any . . .
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