On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines. The war marked America’s entrance onto the global stage as a military power.
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President Barack Obama has ordered United States military forces to make limited strikes against ISIS forces in Iraq. So how is this legal when Obama didn’t pursue similar actions in Syria last year?
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may be taking a detour around his nation’s pacifist constitution to build Japan’s first active military force since World War II.
In this video from a recent event at the National Constitution Center, former Prime Minister of Greece George Papandreou and others share their lessons learned in the wake of the Arab Spring uprisings.
The following remarks were given by Mark L. Wolf, Senior United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts, in Istanbul, Turkey, on October 30, 2013, at an international symposium on “The Balance Between Freedom in Security in Fighting Terrorism,” organized by the Justice Academy of Turkey.