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Cuba Isn’t Worth the Headache. But See Colombia.

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  International Law, News & Events  /  No Comments

When ‘Cuba’ and ‘national security’ are mentioned in the same sentence, they tend to be followed by phrases like ‘refugee wave,’ ‘Marxist revolutionaries’ and ‘missile crisis.’ The steps towards normalization of relations with the old Communist foe have caused reactions as varied as the embargo is old, but the ship has set sail and Americans […]

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Are Republicans Breaking U.S. Law in Honduras?

By   /  October 20, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

In the past week, seven congressional Republican have traveled to Honduras to visit Interim President Roberto Micheletti, who ousted Manuel Zelaya in a coup on June 28. An article in Counterpunch says that it seems these representatives have violated the Logan Act. The Logan Act states that anyone who communicates with foreign governments with the […]

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Professor Julian Ku's Observations on Senator DeMint's Honduras Trip

By   /  October 14, 2009  /  Experts, International Law  /  No Comments

Last week in the Wall Street Journal, Senator Jim DeMint (R-NC) authored a WSJ Op-Ed highly critical of the Obama Administration’s policy toward Honduras. Honduras is currently governed by de facto President Roberto Micheletti; however, the Obama administration recognizes the ousted Manuel Zelaya as the lawfully elected, de jure President. DeMint issued this Op-Ed following […]

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