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A Cautionary Tale: What Iran and Cuba Can Teach Us About Designating Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism
The stories of Alisa Flatow and the Brothers to the Rescue are cautionary tales for what may transpire if the U.S. were to designate Russia a state sponsor of terrorism.
Even as the Biden administration has increased sanctions on the Wagner Group, the most effective approach remains a designation as an FTO, as set forth in the HARM Act.
Discourse about "great power competition" is everywhere, but policymakers are often inconsistent or unclear about who fits the bill.
There is currently no international legal regime that compensates civilians whose property, bodies, or lives are destroyed in armed conflicts. Russia’s war in Ukraine might provide the needed political impetus to create a permanent “war torts” institution.
As it currently stands, the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit is poised to put justice for victims and accountability for atrocity crimes on the backburner and perpetuate trends that stagnate progress on the continent.
What would result from a state sponsor of terrorism designation, and are there alternative options?
There is an extreme difference in the morale of the Ukrainian troops as compared to the Russian troops, one that is worth noting and is best understood in a historical context.
United Nations norms related to nation-state cyberspace operations clearly apply during peacetime, but recent events in Ukraine and Russia raise challenges regarding those norms’ applicability in armed conflict.