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Adam Michel
by | Sep 18, 2013

The Obama Administration justified its proposed attack on Syria as a humanitarian intervention, an old but newly influential doctrine that urges the use of military force abroad to defend subject peoples against rulers who engage in genocide, use chemical weapons…

by | Sep 13, 2013

Members of the Washington establishment were quick to denounce Vladimir Putin’s op ed article in Thursday’s New York Times questioning the legitimacy and legality of a U.S. attack on Syria. The White House quickly dismissed his column as “irrelevant” and…

by | Sep 10, 2013

Can a nation try to enforce international law by means that violate international law? This is the great contradiction with which the United States is faced as the Obama administration proposes to take unilateral action to punish the Syrian government…

by | Jul 26, 2011

Unions thrive on workplace conflict. The AFL-CIO, for example, sponsors a “Bad Boss Contest,” which awards the employee who submits the best story about a horrible boss a “seven-night vacation escape” from his or her workplace travails. But aggressive union…

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