A popular way to begin the first day of class in constitutional law in many American law schools is to ask the students what sets the U.S. Constitution apart from all others. Usually, they answer that it’s the clauses that guarantee the freedom of speech, privacy and due process. Yes, each of those guarantees —[…]
On May 9, 2018 at 11:30 am, in Dirksen 106, the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy held a lunchtime panel discussion on Congressional war powers. Panelists included Dr. Louis Fisher, Bruce Fein, and Col. Larry Wilkerson. The panel was moderated by Andrew Langer. Click here for biographical information on the panelists, and click here to[…]
On March 7, 2018, the Committee for Responsible Foreign Policy, in partnership with Avaaz, hosted a Yemen Photo Exhibit on Capitol Hill. Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT) both spoke about the situation in Yemen, and about their joint resolution on Yemen.
Why do so many people in politics and the media want to start wars? Since I toured a sordid hospital full of wounded people in Bucharest at Christmas 1989, and even more after I saw for the first time (in Vilnius in 1991) what a human head looks like after a bullet has passed through[…]
by Thomas Flichy de La Neuville During the period of relative peace which took place during the second half of the eighteenth century, authoritarian seducers vegetated at the periphery of power, contenting themselves with satiating their appetites on female prey. Seduction, the artificial deception of others, had sometimes the attractive face of persuasion. Yet, a[…]