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Drone Strikes and the Lessons of Nonlinear Science

Editor's note: Sean Lawson is a professor in the U's Department of Communication. His research explores the relationships among

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Op/Ed: “Armed Conflict” and War

Wayne McCormack, professor of law at the University of Utah S. J. Quinney College of Law, weighs in on the recent and widely-discussed U.S. Department of Justice "white paper" on

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Cyber Threat Projection and the Insider Threat: Stuxnet Edition

Experts who theorize about cyber conflict talk about the ability to "project" power in and through cyberspace. They also warn of the danger from the "insider threat," a

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Op/Ed: Blame Unrealistic Expectations

The New York Times opinion section online recently tackled the arrest of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales and how it has raised questions about multiple deployments. Would military conscription help

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Isolating the Iranian Problem

Casey L. Coombs, who holds a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise from the U, is serving a fellowship in New York as United Nations

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Room for Debate: How Can We Prevent Military Suicides?

The situation: "The statitistics are endlessly grim:  From 2005 to 2010, service members have killed themselves approximately once every 36 hours. For veterans, the rate is estimated at

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Russia Blocks UN Action in Syria

Casey L. Coombs, who holds a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise from the U, is serving a fellowship in New York as United Nations correspondent

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Pro & Con: Should president reinstate ‘enhanced interrogation’ tools?

Torture is illegal, immoral and ineffective.  So argues University of Utah professor of law Amos Guiora in response to claims that the killing of bin Laden demonstrates the validity

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Targeting Bin Laden: Legal, Geopolitical and Strategic Issues

Amos Guiora, professor of law at the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney School of Law, writes as guest commentator for The Jurist that although the killing of Osama Bin

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World Leaders React to Osama bin Laden’s Death

U student Casey L. Coombs, who is completing a Master of Science in International Affairs and Global Enterprise, is serving a fellowship in New York as UN correspondent

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