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The Bergdahl Dispute Is A Constitutional Issue More than A Partisan One

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The ongoing dispute regarding the Taliban-Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange is not only, or even primarily, a partisan fight. It is a constitutional argument, but one that will be decided (if at all!) not by a legal process, but by … Continue reading

Why Presidents Negotiate With Terrorists

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Why do presidents negotiate with terrorists? In January, 1984, President Ronald Reagan’s Secretary of State George Schulz designated Iran a sponsor of international terrorism and, under a program called “Operation Staunch”, the U.S. began actively pressuring allies to enforce an … Continue reading