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The Nuclear Debate

by Gordon Adams | Feb 14, 2017 | National Security, Politics

Nuclear weapons are back in vogue, including the idea that gearing up to fight a nuclear war might be a wonderfully stabilizing prospect. Ah, the fond memories: the 1983 TV movie The Day After, the nuclear freeze campaign, the B-1 bomber debate, the M-X missile fight. You don’t remember these seminal events and debates? In […]

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First They Came for the Muslim-Americans

by Aviva Stahl | Aug 16, 2016 | National Security, Politics

Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk   For those of us who think or write about surveillance, the events of May and June 2013 represented a crucial turning point in our sense of what was possible. Edward Snowden’s release of classified documents changed the way many Americans thought about their relationship to national security agencies. It shattered the […]

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Republicans Are Starving the TSA to Privatize It

by Lou Dubose | Jul 20, 2016 | National Security, Politics

Photo Credit: Anne Worner   In May, 450 American Airlines passengers slept on cots in because the Transportation Safety Administration security lines were so backed up that passengers could not make their flights. “Predictable and preventable,” American Federation of Government Employees President J. David Cox said on NPR’s “Morning Edition” days after the O’Hare sleepover. Speaking […]

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The New Cold War

by The Washington Spectator | Jun 21, 2016 | National Security

Photo Credit: National Nuclear Security Administration   “The existence of thousands of nuclear weapons is the most dangerous legacy of the Cold War. No nuclear war was fought between the United States and the Soviet Union, but generations lived with the knowledge that their world could be erased in a single flash of light… Today, the […]

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Letter from Ethiopia

by Belén Fernández | Jun 8, 2016 | Foreign Policy, National Security

Photo Credit: AMISOM Public Information   In April, the website of the U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force–Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) announced that the United States and Ethiopia had signed a new agreement enhancing a “security partnership” in counterterrorism and other realms. In attendance at the signing in Addis Ababa was Amanda Dory, Deputy Assistant Secretary of […]

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