Butch Bracknell is a career national security lawyer, retired Marine officer, and member of the Truman National Security Project. These opinions are his own.
by Butch Bracknell
Sunday marked the 50th Anniversary of President Johnson’s signature of the Joint Resolution to promote the maintenance of international peace and security in southeast Asia.
Posted On July 31, 2014 12:19 PM | Comments(5)
For an act to be a “war crime,” ideally there must be some tribunal with competence to punish it.
Posted On October 3, 2013 02:17 PM | Comments(26)
What does the developing world make of the current brand of legislative gridlock and social intolerance that prevails in the American political system today?
The challenges that our nation will face over the next four years measure up in quality and quantity against the yardstick of history - so stay strong down the stretch.
Posted On August 30, 2012 03:45 AM | Comments(11)
The killing of this (unprivileged, unlawful) combatant enjoyed ample legal authority under both international and domestic law, and is, as a matter of law and policy, uncontroversial.
Posted On August 4, 2012 06:53 AM | Comments(2)
Who knew that domestic politics and foreign affairs were linked?