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October 18, 2013
By Katharina Obser ICE has worked to develop and implement some critical improvements to the system, though additional reforms remain needed. One overarching obstacle overshadowing much of...
September 13, 2013
Op-ed by Sonni Efron. Russian President Vladimir Putin's dulcet editorial in the New York Times this week sounded like the opening aria in a charm offensive aimed not just at preempting...
August 28, 2013
Op-ed by Sonni Efron.  As President Barack Obama weighs the U.S. response to chemical weapons attacks against Syrian civilians, one soft power option should still be at top of his to-do list...
August 08, 2013
Op-ed by Sonni Efron. Now that President Obama is taking a break from Russian President Vladimir Putin, he should revisit another wildly dysfunctional piece of their relationship: The $1.1 billion...
July 22, 2013
Op-ed by C. Dixon Osburn. Renewed debate over the path forward on Guantanamo is timely. The planned withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Afghanistan in 2014 could signal the end of the conflict...
July 22, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant. General Robert Gard, USA (Ret.) In his second full day in office, President Obama declared his intent to close the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Yet that...
July 13, 2013
The Guantanamo hunger strike has resurfaced as an issue that has for years receded in our national consciousness: What to do with the Guantanamo Bay detention facility and those held there. This week...
July 01, 2013
Op-ed by Sonni Efron. On February 25, 2013, a 26-year-old Syrian "hacktivist" who had fled Damascus was sitting up late in his apartment in a Washington suburb watching the Syrian civil war unfold...
June 25, 2013
Op-ed by Lieutenant General Harry E. Soyster, USA (Ret.) Twenty-five years ago, the United States signed a treaty intended to strengthen the country's commitment to human rights and the rule...
June 12, 2013
Op-ed by C. Dixon Osburn. Though this is an important amendment that deserves careful consideration by the House, it’s not the only option for progress on closing the facility. Rep. Buck McKeon (R...

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