Cody M. Poplin

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Cody Poplin is a student at Yale Law School. Prior to law school, Cody worked at the Brookings Institution and served as an editor of Lawfare. He graduated from the UNC-Chapel Hill in 2012 with degrees in Political Science & Peace, War, and Defense.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Information continues to flow in today as law enforcement and intelligence officials release new details about the horrific mass shooting that took place in Orlando just over 24 hours ago. According to media and police reports, gunfire erupted around 2 am in a crowded Orlando nightclub on Sunday. The 3-hour attack on a gay nightclub, carried out by 29-year-old Omar Mateen, claimed 49 victims and wounded another 53.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi won’t be leaving Washington empty-handed. The Wall Street Journal reports that President Barack Obama and Modi announced on Tuesday that Westinghouse Electric will help build six nuclear reactors in India. This marks the first nuclear deal between the two nations since the landmark civil nuclear accord that was signed in 2008 under President George W. Bush.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

As U.S.-backed rebels close in on Raqqa and Iraqi military forces move into Fallujah, many of the Islamic State’s foreign recruits are looking to leave instead of fight. The Wall Street Journal reports that a growing number of foreign-born Islamic State fighters have begun contacting their governments, seeking helping in returning home after gro