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U.S. Born Cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, Killed in Yemen

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Reports that U.S. born cleric, Anwar al-Awlaki, has been killed in Yemen are surfacing this morning. Al-Awlaki, credited with influencing several attacks against the United States and Britain, has long been sought by the military and intelligence communities and has also been the number one cited hypothetical when national security practitioners and academics di scuss the legalities surrounding […]

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America the Vulnerable: The New Face of International Conflict?

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The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law & National Security is holding a breakfast on Friday, October 14 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.   The name of the event is America the Vulnerable: The New Face of International Conflict?.  To register for the event or find out more information go to http://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_services/law_national_security.html. zp8497586rq

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Why Palestinian Statehood is a Question for the U.N.

By   /  September 22, 2011  /  Featured  /  No Comments

As the Palestinians seek U.N. support for a state of their own, Washington has advanced two arguments to dissuade them: first, that taking the issue of statehood to the United Nations is a unilateral move away from negotiations with Israel; and second, that the effort will be counterproductive because the United States will veto any […]

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Deterrence in Cyberspace on September 20th

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The Brookings Institution will be hosting a cyber-security event on September 20th titled, Deterrence in Cyberspace: Debating the Right Strategy with Ralph Langner and Dmitri Alpe rovitch. To attend the event or to find out more follow this link: http://www.brookings.edu/events/2011/0920_cyberspace_deterrence.aspx. zp8497586rq

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Ten Years After 9/11: The Changing Terrorist Threat

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On September 8, 2011, the American University National Security Law Brief and the Law and Government Program at the Washington College of Law hosted a candid discussion on the changes throughout the American legal system in the 10 years since the tragic September 11 attacks.

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