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Harry Blain

Harry Blain

Harry Blain is a PhD student at the City University of New York majoring in International Relations.

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Why Did Our Permanent Emergency Government Fail to Face the Emergency?

When history finally conducts an autopsy into this horrendous pandemic, the national security state that failed to protect us cannot emerge unscathed.

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We Need More Than the Relatively Useless War Powers Resolutions

By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.

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How the Judiciary Is Chipping Away at the War on Terror

Lower courts are slowly but steadily eroding the legal basis for some of the most reactionary war on terror policies.

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Should We Fight a War on White Terrorism?

There’s a strong argument to shift law enforcement resources from Muslim organizations to domestic white terrorists — but expanding the war on terror is a riskier proposition.

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American Concentration Camps, Then and Now

When human beings are framed as a national security threat, barbed wire is the next logical step. But unlike during the Japanese internment, today there’s high-level political resistance

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Wars Come and Go in Gaza, But Economic Violence Is Every Day

Don't wait for the next massacre to start calling out the more insidious violence Palestinians suffer every day

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America’s Hypocrisy on Free Trade Is Dangerous

If we look honestly at our own history, we can begin to understand China’s current and future goals. If we don't, we could be headed toward conflict.

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The US Is Stockpiling Nuclear Arms, and the Cost Is Astonishing

We're spending $1.2 trillion on weapons that invariably make the world a more dangerous place.

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