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May 5

5 reasons Philly has a French fetish



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Thanks to PIFA and Ben Franklin, Philly and France have had a lot in common.



May 5

5 questions to ask about the killing of Bin Laden



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Why not capture him? And would a trial have turned to Bin Laden’s advantage?



May 4

Let’s not talk about torture



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Cross-posted at Opinio Juris and Balkinizationhttp://balkin.blogspot.com/ Editor’s Note: Guest blogger Deborah Pearlstein is a Visiting Faculty Fellow in national security and international human rights at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. She is participating in the program “What Is National Security” at the National Constiution Center on Monday, May 9, at 6:30 p.m. For all… [Continue Reading]



May 4

The death of Birtherism … and the birth of Deatherism?



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How the Birther movement and the death of Bin Laden relate to each other and to the matter of trust.



May 4

PJP FELLOW MISSING IN SYRIA; FEARED TO BE IN GOVERNMENT CUSTODY



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Dorothy Parvaz, a 2009 PJP Fellow, has been reported missing in Syria. Parvaz, who was formerly with the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, was working for Al Jazeera English and an appeal for her release can be seen on its website. Parvaz has Iranian, American and Canadian citizenship. A story in the New York Times can be viewed… [Continue Reading]