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NATO Article V and the United States’ Role in the Aftermath of the Paris Terror Attacks

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  International Law, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

Following the chaos and tragedy of the recent Paris terror attacks, geopolitical developments are sure to have massive implications in the fight against the Islamic State. French President François Hollande promptly declared the attack “an act of war”, and has coordinated with Russia to launch an extensive bombing campaign against ISIL targets in Syria. However, Hollande […]

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The Impact of Infrastructure on National Security

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  National Security Law  /  No Comments

The myopia of national security issues has focused specifically on military defense, nuclear weapons, and cyber security threats. While these issues are vital in defining and addressing national security, we as a nation should take a step back to integrate these concerns along with our internal threats such as infrastructure, climate control, and economic sustainability. […]

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Strategic Defense Budget Cuts are Essential to America’s Long-term Security Interests

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  National Security Law  /  No Comments

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves”. – Abraham Lincoln Since the 2008 economic recession, the U.S. economy has struggled to reach healthy levels. Policy makers have since then accepted the need for budget cuts; however, deciding what programs will […]

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When Bias and Empathy Meet

By   /  November 24, 2015  /  International Law, National Security Law, News & Events, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

The day before the terrorist attack in Paris on Friday, a lesser reported double suicide bombing cut through Beirut, Lebanon, killing forty-three civilians and leaving hundreds injured. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosions, which is “the deadliest suicide bombing to hit the city since that conflict ended in 1990.” And then, the next day, ISIS attacked France, which […]

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Third Party Doctrine: Supporting Government’s Desire to Collect Information

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Big Data, Cyber-surveillance, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Law & Policy, FISA, Fourth Amendment, Intelligence, Surveillance, Trending Topics  /  No Comments

In the past decade the Senate and House of Representatives have attempted to address the ever-growing concerns surrounding cyber-attacks (i.e., independent computer-network attacks), and cyber-espionage (i.e., government funded network attacks) through a variety of legislation.[1] The majority of proposed legislation on this topic is targeted towards improving information sharing networks across both private and public […]

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