Turkey and Iran may have some shared interests in Syria now, but still have competing interests in the long run. U.S. policy will have to consider both regional powers.
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Don’t look now, but the Justice Department has just responded to key themes Benjamin Wittes and I have been writing about in connection with President Trump’s oath of office.
Upholding the Revised Refugee Executive Order: A Virginia District Court Clarifies the Establishment Clause Issues
An analysis of Virginia U.S. District Judge Anthony J. Trenga's recent decision in Sarsour v. Trump.
What If Keeping Out “Bad and Dangerous” Muslims is the President’s National Security Purpose? And Other Vexing Questions
Last week saw a flurry of federal court decisions on President Trump’s second travel ban order, along with an outpouring of critical commentary on what the courts got right and wrong. Here are three questions that haven’t gotten enough of the attention.
Why did the United States just ban large electronics in the passenger cabins of certain flights? It depends on whom you ask.
A few quick reactions to the HPSCI Chairman's press conferences and revelations today.
Israeli Strike in Syria Meets Unusual Opposition, Iraqi Prime Minister Meets with Trump, and Morocco Reshuffles Its Prime Minister
The Syrian military actually shot back at Israeli jets, the Iraqi prime minister thinks U.S. support will increase, and Morocco tries to form a government five months after elections.
The U.S. government loves to talk about the importance of strategy but doesn't know how to write a good one.
Is there an unexpressed legal principle functionally at work in the judicial response to Trump: that the President is a crazy person whose oath of office judges simply don’t trust and to whom, therefore, a whole lot of normal rules of judicial conduct do not apply?
A new film on climate change and national security emphasizes the danger of ignoring this crucial issue.