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I. Introduction Much of U.S. governance is held together by goodwill, unwritten norms, and the ideals that “that would never happen” and “no one would ever do that.” Every hope of continued reliance on these norms was “shattered” on January 6, 2021, when armed insurrectionists invaded the U.S. Capitol. Under the direction of the President, [...]

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The Turkish Parliament passed a law Sunday aimed at controlling terrorism after two days of debate. Entitled the “Law on Preventing the Financing of the Spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction,” the new legislation includes controversial amendments to an existing law on aid collection. These amendments enable the government, led by President Tayyip Erdogan, to [...]

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Senator Mark Kelly (D-AZ), the former astronaut and rising political star, was sworn in December 2, marking the end of an astonishingly long period (two years plus three months) during which the people of Arizona were deprived of their constitutional right to elect one of their two U.S. senators. It is an outrage that it [...]

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After President-elect Joe Biden takes office and Donald Trump exits the White House, federal and state prosecutors will have to decide whether to charge the former president based on ongoing criminal investigations. Prosecuting a former head of state is no small matter and would be unprecedented in the United States. But the egregious nature of [...]

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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Tuesday that a former fundraiser for President Donald Trump has pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). Elliott Broidy was a fundraiser for Trump’s 2016 campaign and part of his inaugural committee. Broidy made the guilty plea before federal [...]

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In September, China launched an initiative to set the standards of global data-security rules. This is on top of other efforts that China has taken to launch a data governance regime. This, for America, should be the spark that ignites the conversation around American data governance policies. Data is, after all, as many quip “the [...]

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In India, a new education policy typically comes along only once every few decades. The first education policy was in 1968, introduced by the administration under Mrs. Indira Gandhi. This was replaced by the National education policy in 1986, by her son Mr. Rajiv Gandhi who was Prime Minister at that time. A few years [...]

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