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U.S. Troops to Hunt Down Ugandan Rebel Leader

By   /  October 16, 2011  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

On October 14, 2011, President Obama sent a letter to Congress regarding the deployment of U.S. troops to central Africa to hunt down Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). The continued atrocities committed by the LRA have wreaked havoc in the region. The group is accused of murdering, raping, and kidnapping […]

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U.S. Troops to Hunt Down Ugandan Rebel Leader

By   /  October 16, 2011  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

On October 14, 2011, President Obama sent a letter to Congress regarding the deployment of U.S. troops to central Africa to hunt down Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).  The continued atrocities committed by the LRA have wreaked havoc in the region.  The group is accused of murdering, raping, and kidnapping […]

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Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty

By   /  October 12, 2011  /  Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Pleads Guilty

Umar Farouk Adbdulmutallab, the “Underwear Bomber”, plead guilty to eight counts related to an attempt to blow up a jetliner on Christmas Day 2009.   Some of the charges include the attempted murder of the 278 passengers and eleven crew members, attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction, and conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.  According […]

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Iranian Regime Plot to Kill Saudi Ambassador in US Thwarted

By   /  October 11, 2011  /  News & Events  /  Comments Off on Iranian Regime Plot to Kill Saudi Ambassador in US Thwarted

Attorney General Eric Holder announced today that the U.S. foiled a plot by factions supported by the Iranian regime to kill the Saudi Ambassador to the United States among others on U.S. soil. The FBI was responsible for disrupting the plot which included the Iranians working with the Mexican drug cartel, Zetas. One of the defendants, Manssor Arbabsiar, […]

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The Washington Post Editorial Board Reads the Lawfare Blog

By   /  October 7, 2011  /  Editorial Commentary, Experts, Featured, International Law, National Security Law  /  No Comments

By Kenneth Anderson Jack Goldsmith and Benjamin Wittes have been arguing for several days now at the Lawfare blog that the Obama administration should release either the Justice Department opinion approving the Al-Awlaki attack, suitably redacted, or some statement that puts out in some detail it’s legal reasoning. The Washington Post has evidently read those […]

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