ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy

By Nick Laneville November 1, 2016 Throughout his campaign to be the next President of the United States, Donald Trump has expressed a range of views on foreign policy.  Issues that have been particularly pronounced in his rhetoric in this area are those of collective security, immigration, and trade.  This blog post will attempt to…

ELECTION 2016: Breaking Down Hillary Clinton’s Foreign Policy

By Ayat Mujais  (@Ayat_Mujais) October 31, 2016 Numerous individuals, and much of the media, call Hillary Clinton a foreign policy “hawk.”  In general, Clinton often supports the use force along with using diplomacy and negotiation tactics, often called “smart power.”  She has a record of endorsing new wars, and can be seen as confrontational or…

AUILR Symposium Panel: Children in Armed Conflict and International Law

By Kimberly Reynolds October 21, 2016 During the 2016 International Law Review Symposium, five esteemed practitioners discussed the complexities that inundate the use of children in armed conflict. The targeted use of children in armed conflict has become a commonplace and redundant narrative for non-state armed groups.  The targeting and use have expanded beyond the “traditional”…

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