The State Department’s list of official state sponsors of terrorism is flawed and with the Trump administration’s recent decision to designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror, it is time to critically analyze the purpose and process behind the designation.
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Any law students out there who want to work on a legal research project on the powers of the presidency? [Sorry, no pay involved.] What statutory powers of discretion do President's have in the lawfare realm? The question seems more salient today than in the past ....
When critics of the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act are confronted with the fact that the Act delays the President's ability to implement U.S. sanctions relief under the Iran Deal for 60 days, they sometimes switch to arguments about why the politics of the Act are nonetheless bad. I am skeptical of the Deal, but I think the politics of the Review Act are good, on balance.