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The Next Front: the Growing International Concerns over North Korea

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In the 2002 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush linked North Korea with Iraq and Iran, labeling them as the “Axis of Evil.” Nearly a decade since that address, each of these countries continues to have a role in the security of the United States. The most silent of these three has […]

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Discriminatory Profiling Practices Lead to Surge in Muslims Added to No-Fly List

By   /  April 4, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

Over the past year, the U.S. government’s No-Fly List, containing the names and biographical data of suspected terrorists, has more than doubled from 10,000 to 21,000[]. About 500 of such individuals are U.S. nationals, a broad term that encompasses both U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents. The recent surge in additions to the list began […]

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The Rise and Relevance of Economic Espionage

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The Economic Espionage Act (EEA) of 1996 was passed in response to the threat and subsequent success of foreign nations accessing U.S. trade secrets and exploiting them to the detriment of American economic and national security interests. Although it seems at best tangential to conventional notions of “National Security,” economic espionage should at the forefront […]

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Are you safer on flights? Maybe not…

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[twitter name=”name”]Since 2001 the United States has taken many precautions to guard against another similar tragedy from occurring. One of those changes was the institution of the Federal Flight Deck Officer Program (FFDO) in which airline pilots can volunteer to undergo training to carry a gun in the cockpit during flights in an effort to […]

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NSLB Spring Symposium

By   /  April 2, 2012  /  Featured  /  No Comments

FREE SPEECH OR TERRORIST SUPPORTER: PROSECUTING TERRORISM THROUGH THE MATERIAL SUPPORT STATUTES Come join the American University Washington College of Law National Security Law Brief on April 5, 2012 at 12 PM to explore the rapidly evolving and highly controversial area of material support statutes. Keynote Speaker: Professor David Cole, Georgetown Law To register please […]

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