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Airstrikes in Syria: Legitimacy of Regional Coalitions

U.S. airstrikes in Syria may be a critical step in changing legitimate international behavior in the face of state sovereignty norms. Continue reading

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Hezbollah: Soul-Seeking

Hezbollah, “the Party of God,” was created for a very clear purpose—the rejection of Israeli occupation of Southern Lebanon. Over the last 30 years, Hezbollah has fought two wars with the Israelis, and continues to stockpile advanced weaponry in preparation … Continue reading

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Syria’s Compliance: A Litmus Test

Originally posted at the Penn Political Review Last week, Bashar Al-Assad made a major decision in allowing international inspectors to inspect and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile. The reaction of the international community to Assad’s compliance will play an important role in … Continue reading

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