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CIA Suspends Drone Strikes in Pakistan: National Security vs. State Sovereignty

By   /  January 22, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

Sources within the US government recently confirmed that the CIA has suspended drone missile strikes in Pakistan in an attempt to repair the badly damaged relations between the two countries, which have decayed further in the wake of a NATO airstrike which resulted in the deaths of 24 Pakistani soldiers. Relations between the US and […]

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New Burmese Roads: the Myanmar Regime Builds for the Future

By   /  January 22, 2012  /  International Law  /  No Comments

2011 has been a year of dramatic change in the international arena. Late winter saw the flames of the Arab Spring spread across the Middle East and North Africa, tumbling the long-standing regimes of Egypt and Tunisia in a few short weeks and sparkin Metabolic Masterpiece g revolution and war in Syria and Libya, with […]

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U.S.-Pakistan Relationship: Is a “mistake” the cause of the temporary severance?

By   /  January 14, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

A much anticipated U.S. report based on an investigation into the deaths of 24 Pakistani Soldiers claim that fault is due to weakening ties between the U.S. and Pakistan. Over the past few m onths, the U.S.-Pakistani relationship has considerably declined beginning with the death of Osama Bin Laden and concluding with the recent U.S. […]

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Americans Detained: The Congressional Debate on Whether to Prohibit the Indefinite Military Detention of U.S. Citizens

By   /  January 14, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

On December 2,2011, the Senate passed The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a detainee provision that leaves unsettled the contentious issue of whether the U.S. government can indefinitely detain American citizens in military prisons. The final version of the legislation that ultimately passed included an amendment introduced by Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) that […]

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U.S. regulation on China-related space activities and its effectiveness in the market

By   /  January 12, 2012  /  Trending Topics  /  No Comments

A Chinese Long March 3B rocket successfully placed Eutelsat’s W3C commercial telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit Oct. 7, 2011. This was a special event as it was the first launch of a Western satellite by a Chinese launch v ehicle in more than 12 years as the U.S. government has instituted a de facto […]

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