Caitlin Gilligan

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Caitlin Gilligan is a national security intern at Lawfare. She is a rising senior at Colgate University where she majors in Political Science and minors in Applied Mathematics.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

China continues to reject yesterday’s ruling by an international tribunal against Chinese territorial claims in the South China Sea, vowing to maintain its sovereignty over the region. Commentary within China was blistering: state media referred to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague a “puppet,” while Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin declared that the judges could not have fully understood the issue, as none of them were Asian.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

After seven years of investigation, the official inquiry regarding Britain’s involvement in the invasion of Iraq has finally been published. The report is scathing in its conclusion that “Britain’s decision to go to war in Iraq was a failure born of flawed intelligence, lack of foresight and ‘wholly inadequate’ planning.” Conducted by the Iraq Inquir