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The Legal Irrelevance of the IRGC 13224 Designation

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Combatting Material Support of Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Dealing with Religious Extremism, Foreign Relations, International Law, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy  /  Comments Off on The Legal Irrelevance of the IRGC 13224 Designation

By: Sam Cutler On October 13, 2017, President Trump designated the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) organization pursuant to Executive Order 13224. E.O. 13224, signed in the aftermath of September 11th, authorizes the State and Treasury departments to designate individuals and entities involved in acts of international terrorism, […]

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So-Long NATO?

By   /  November 15, 2016  /  Foreign Relations, International Security, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy  /  Comments Off on So-Long NATO?

By Amanda Leonard In an August 2016 speech on terrorism, President-elect Donald Trump stated that the “era of nation-building will be ended.” It has been a tenuous week in the United States. The Nation stands divided on a plethora of domestic and international issues as the country transitions to a Republican-controlled legislature and executive branch. […]

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US approves killing of American cleric in Yemen

By   /  April 7, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on US approves killing of American cleric in Yemen

The United States has approved operations to capture or kill Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Muslim cleric, who is believed to be hiding in Yemen.  Awlaki’s U.S citizenship makes his capture complicated. He was born in New Mexico and returned to Yemen in 2004 to teach at a university before he was arrested in 2006 for […]

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Secretary Gates Visits Pakistan

By   /  January 22, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on Secretary Gates Visits Pakistan

US Defense Secretary Gates visited Pakistan this week to help end a “trust deficit” between the two countries. Gates, speaking at a Pakistani military academy, acknowledged that the United States made a “grave mistake” after the Soviet withdraw from Afghanistan in 1989, by abandoning Afghanistan and cutting defense ties with Pakistan. Gates urged Pakistan to […]

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NATO Commanders Endorse McChrystal Plan

By   /  October 23, 2009  /  Unsorted  /  Comments Off on NATO Commanders Endorse McChrystal Plan

NATO’s defense ministers have collectively and publicly expressed wide support for General Stanley McChrystal’s revised Afghanistan strategy and request for 40,000 more troops. However, they declined to discuss the resource implications and what role NATO member nations might play as such. At this point, it seems that most military and academic leaders who support troop […]

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