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20 Sep 2020, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
At the end of the Civil War, America was faced with, as Eric Foner characterized it in Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation & Reconstruction (Knopf, 2005) an event of “biblical proportions” with the transformation of four million slaves from bondage to citizenship. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 7:23 pm
Meanwhile, states invoke national security to excuse trade wars. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 12:53 pm by boston
” “Perhaps I should start by saying, I grew up in the shadow of World War II,” she said. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 8:30 am by Tia Sewell, Anna Salvatore
Bobby Chesney and Steve Vladeck shared an episode of the National Security Law Podcast featuring commentary on AFRICOM’s request to expand targeting authorities involving al Shabaab in Kenya, the Justice Department’s new criminal investigation into John Bolton and the TikTok acquisition, among other things: Matthew Waxman discussed how the Eisenhower administration offers lessons about modern war powers questions. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 7:25 am
"That’s what happens to Eden (played by Janelle Monáe), though the movie opens on her life in captivity and takes a while to reveal its contemporary twist. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 6:30 am by Guest Blogger
From classical political theory – and from Roman history, taken as a model for Star Wars and much else – we know where this cycle ends: in a societal breakdown which no existing constitutional machinery can arrest. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 6:12 am by Gritsforbreakfast
But I did see a passage that presented the hardships facing slaves in Texas during the Civil War period.During the Civil War time were very hard. [read post]
19 Sep 2020, 3:10 am by SHG
To their credit, many political pundits waited minutes after the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to go to war. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 9:30 pm by ernst
  Abstract here.At the Washington Post's Made by History: Stony Brook University's George Aumoithe on the racist history of why some communities don't have enough ICU beds.Over at Lawfare: Columbia Law's Matthew Waxman on Eisenhower and War Powers. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 6:53 pm by David Post
" In our beloved land families were not scattered, communities not erased nor our nation destroyed by the ravages of the World War. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 2:35 pm by Bruce Zagaris
  Two years ago Venezuela seized Guyanese ships and disputes jurisdiction of the ICJ.[5]  The disputed Essequibo area represents about two-thirds of Guyana’s 83,000 square miles.[6] In the recent past U.S. initiatives towards the Caribbean have been in response to U.S. national security: in the 1980s the civil wars in Central America, the leftist administration of Maurice Bishop in Grenada, narcotics trafficking; more recently, counter-terrorism, money laundering, and human… [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 2:35 pm by Bruce Zagaris
  Two years ago Venezuela seized Guyanese ships and disputes jurisdiction of the ICJ.[5]  The disputed Essequibo area represents about two-thirds of Guyana’s 83,000 square miles.[6] In the recent past U.S. initiatives towards the Caribbean have been in response to U.S. national security: in the 1980s the civil wars in Central America, the leftist administration of Maurice Bishop in Grenada, narcotics trafficking; more recently, counter-terrorism, money laundering, and human… [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 12:42 pm by Mandelman
  Also, David has a new book coming out in early January, published by Simon and Schuster and titled: “A Red Line in the Sand – Diplomacy, Strategy and the History of Wars That Could Still Happen. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 11:50 am by Daniel Byman, Seamus Hughes
” Members of these groups have been showing up at various protests in preparation for what they believe is an imminent civil war. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 11:42 am by Julia Qin
And the Phase-One agreement reached in January 2020 merely halted further escalation of the tariff war. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 11:33 am by Staci Zaretsky
Associates are going to be pretty pissed if and when this happens. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 10:04 am by Kate Hirsch
“There have been challenging moments in history, specifically during the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II, when Americans were still able to go to the polls and vote for the candidate of their choice. [read post]
18 Sep 2020, 8:42 am
I see — also at Rasmussen — that "A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 45% of American Adults think Trump should be given the Nobel Peace Prize for the new peace deals and keeping America out of new wars, among other things. [read post]