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8 May 2012, 7:18 am by Raffaela Wakeman
Carlo Munoz at The Hill has the story, as does the AP, Eric Schmitt and Scott Shane at the New York Times and Greg Miller and Karen DeYoung at the Washington Post. [read post]
20 Jan 2017, 8:46 am by Sandy Levinson
  What made that book so noteworthy—and, for some, scandalous—was its embrace of Carl Schmitts critiques of classical rule-of-law notions in favor of almost unlimited executive discretion (thus the “unbound executive”). [read post]
1 Feb 2012, 7:49 am by Raffaela Wakeman
Eric Schmitt at the New York Times and Greg Miller at the Post covers the hearing and its aftermath,  and Mark Hosenball and Susan Cornwell at Reuters note that those testifying confirmed that the U.S. is considering transferring some Guantanamo detainees to Taliban custody as an incentive to negotiations. [read post]
16 May 2011, 8:58 am by Lovechilde
 What there will be is a blurring of the roles between the military and agencies such as the CIA; an assumption of paramilitary roles by intelligence agencies; and a deployment of the military's special forces in “taking out” threats whenever and wherever they arise (see Mark Mazzetti & Eric Schmitt, “Obama's Pentagon and C.I.A. [read post]
28 Oct 2011, 7:48 am by Robert Chesney
  Here is what I write on this issue in my forthcoming paper on the legal aspects of military-intelligence convergence: According to Eric Schmitt and Thom Shanker of the New York Times, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates during his tenure had long been concerned by the prospect of kinetic operations undertaken without presidential pre-approval …. [read post]
17 May 2013, 8:51 am by Raffaela Wakeman
The same newspaper’s Michael Gordon and Eric Schmitt cover allegations that Russia has sent advanced anti-ship cruise missiles to the Assad regime. [read post]
17 Jul 2009, 11:14 am by Christoph Koettl
Upon returning to the site in 2008, Stefan Schmitt, Director of PHR’s International Forensic Program, noticed that the mass grave might have been tampered with. [read post]
28 Dec 2015, 12:12 pm by Cody M. Poplin
In the New York Times, Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt explore the growing role of U.S. special operators around the world, noting that their increased involvement in conflicts from Afghanistan, to Syria, to Libya, to Cameroon reflects both President Barack Obama’s antipathy for putting “boots on the ground” and the need to “snuff out crises in numerous locations. [read post]
16 Apr 2012, 8:21 pm
 Schmitt in fact was a Nazi, and despite recent efforts by Eric Posner & Adrian Vermeule to domesticate Schmitt, his notion of necessity-makes-right is understandably still toxic in Europe. [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 9:54 am by Raffaela Wakeman
 Meanwhile, we learned over the weekend that the terror alert stems from electronic communications intercepted this past week—Eric Schmitt has more at the Times, as do Dan Roberts and Robert Booth at the Guardian. [read post]
7 May 2013, 11:59 am by Ritika Singh
Today’s congressional hearing on the Benghazi attacks is generating a maelstrom of press attention: Scott Shane of the New York Times fleshes out the reasons why, after all this time; and Jeremy Peters and Eric Schmitt have more on what to expect from the hearing. [read post]
28 Feb 2014, 9:52 am by Jane Chong
Mark Mazzetti and Eric Schmitt have a piece in the Times on the debate sparked by the U.S. [read post]
12 Aug 2013, 12:03 pm by Ritika Singh
American embassies throughout the Middle East reopened yesterday, except for the one in Sana, reports Eric Schmitt of the New York Times. [read post]
9 Jul 2011, 9:24 am by The Book Review Editor
Into this debate, enter Eric Posner and Adrian Vermeule to suggest that the whole notion of the executive administration being in any meaningful sense bound by the law is wrong. [read post]
29 Oct 2018, 8:14 am by Robert Chesney
 Today, Charlie Savage, Rukmini Callimachi and Eric Schmitt of the New York Times report not only that Doe’s name is Alsheikh but also that a deal has been struck, and he has been transferred to Bahrain. [read post]
12 Jul 2013, 10:21 am by Ritika Singh
Speaking of militants in Africa, Eric Schmitt of the Times reports that surveillance drones, flying from a base in Niger, constitute a huge part of the American effort to track and curb terrorist activity in the region. [read post]
18 Mar 2013, 10:52 am by Raffaela Wakeman
Not that we didn’t see this coming or anything: Eric Schmitt points out in this New York Times story that once most of the French troops withdraw from Mali, the country may yet become a hotbed for terrorists—again. [read post]
21 Jun 2013, 9:12 am by Raffaela Wakeman
Eric Schmitt has an interesting piece in today’s Times about a battle brewing over the implications of a 1997 law authored by Senator Patrick Leahy that prohibits the U.S. from providing training or equipment to foreign militaries that commit “gross human rights violations. [read post]