The final 40 Guantanamo detainees are still waiting for their day in court, but a recent DC appellate court decision has put the privilege of due process in jeopardy. Can the U.S. regain the moral high ground with these indefinitely detained individuals acting as an indefinite stain on the robes of justice? Photo Credit: Congregation … Continue reading Reclaiming the Moral High Ground?
Propaganda image used by The Base. Photo Credit: Telegram. The recent arrest of members from “The Base,” a neo-Nazi militant group, highlights the continued threat of domestic terrorism in the United States. Three individuals were arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on January 16, 2020 and are now facing federal firearms, conspiracy, and … Continue reading The Far-Right and Domestic Terrorism: Legislation’s Day in the Sun?
Smoke rising in Rasulayn after Turkish shelling. Photo Credit: Arif Hudaverdi Yaman/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. Turkey’s invasion into Northeast Syria in the wake of the Trump Administration’s withdrawal of troops that were supporting Kurdish partners in the area has left the once stable region in turmoil. The United States’s choice to leave Kurdish allies … Continue reading A New Balance of Power in the Middle East? Consequences of the U.S. Abandoning the Kurds
General Joseph Dunford during a recent visit to Afghanistan. Photo Source: DoD/Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique Pineiro. Over the past few months, the United States has been negotiating with the Taliban to hammer out a peace deal that would allow the U.S. to remove its troops from Afghanistan after 18 years of conflict. The U.S. … Continue reading Deal or No Deal: US Peace Talks with the Taliban