President Trump is considering Jim Webb, a former Democratic senator and Secretary of the Navy under Ronald Reagan, to be the next defense secretary, reports the New York Times.
Scott Harman is a student at University of Virginia School of Law, where he focuses on national security and cybersecurity law. In 2015, he graduated from McGill University with a B.A. in Honors Political Science with a focus on American government.
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Thursday is the first of the 116th Congress. Nancy Pelosi was elected to lead the House of Representatives as Speaker of the House, says the Washington Post. According to the Post, Pelosi has called for a bill to reopen the government, which is unlikely to pass the Republican-controlled Senate.
The New York Times reports that Customs and Border Patrol officers fired tear gas into Mexico in an attempt to push back approximately 150 migrants who were reportedly attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border near San Diego. A similar incident occurred in late November.
Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law June Issue Offers Insights into Legal Complexities in Modern Warfare
The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law recently published a special issue on the law of armed conflict (LOAC). The publication is the culmination of a conference that brought together more than 100 practitioners and academics from over 20 countries and institutions. The articles published are authored by experts in the field and offer a unique insight on how high-ranking practitioners and academics approach complex issues.
On Thursday, April 5, the D.C.
On the Oct. 17 episode of the Lawfare Podcast, Steve Vladeck and Benjamin Wittes sparred over how concerned one should be about the incommunicado detention in Iraq of a U.S. citizen as an enemy combatant. On Oct.