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Prosecuting Trump and his Accomplices: Their Crimes and the Laws They Broke

by Jonathan M. Winer | Jan 4, 2022 | National Security, Politics

After the first year of investigations into the January 6 insurrection, which the House in authorizing its Select Committee termed a “domestic terrorist attack,” there is extensive evidence that the assault was instigated and incited by then-President Donald Trump. In precipitating the mob attack on the Capitol, Trump acted in concert with key officials in […]

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Making Nuclear Weapons Obsolete

by Robert Rudney | Jul 7, 2021 | National Security, Opinion, Politics

It’s high time to declare nuclear weapons obsolete. The U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons—entering into force January 22, 2021—underscores the most perilous environmental threat to humankind, a threat that cannot be ignored by the Biden administration. Eighty-six nations, not including the United States and other nuclear weapons states, have signed the treaty […]

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Trump Withdraws From Key Treaty, Fueling Fears of Revived Arms Race

by Karl Grossman | Jun 23, 2020 | National Security, Politics

Donald Trump is hell-bent to have the United States produce and deploy new and more lethal nuclear weapons—and to pave the way, he has opted to withdraw from a carefully constructed web of international arms control agreements that, although not totally perfect, have effectively deterred the use and slowed the spread of the doomsday arsenal. […]

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Politics, Pork, and Culture of Violence Drive Military Debate

by Gordon Adams | Jun 15, 2017 | National Security, Politics

In the emerging American dystopia, reaching for the gun has become the order of the day. From Ferguson and the militarizing of police equipment, through the execution-style killings in Charleston, through the uniformed immigration dragnet bringing fear to 11 million undocumented residents, to serial executions in Arkansas, to Trump’s April speech to the NRA convention, […]

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The New Alien Exclusion Act

by Lou Dubose | Mar 23, 2017 | National Security, Politics

When you have so many immigrants being admitted, they tend to cluster together, they tend to maybe be a bit more slow in learning the English language, to becoming acculturated, to becoming patriotic Americans,” Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) told NPR reporter John Burnett in early February. Smith has been a genteel nativist for decades, but […]

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