Tensions are increasing in the Persian Gulf thanks to a collection of actions by Iran, the United States, and United Kingdom.
While the scope of Federal power has expanded beyond the ken of the Framers, this is not an example.
The Wall Street Journal tries, and fails, to defend President Trump’s indefensible veto of the Congressional resolution regarding the war on Yemen.
Without Congressional authorization, any attack on Syria would be illegal, but don’t expect Congress to do anything about it.
A well-meaning journalist brushes off critiques by experts in the field. He owes it to his readers to keep learning.
Continuing a long-standard tradition, the Trump Administration claims it doesn’t need to get legal authorization to keep American troops in Syria.
With the Administration set to commit the United States to a forever war in Syria, it’s time for Congress to act.
Tomorrow, the Supreme Court will hear argument in a case that will likely be this era’s version of the Betamax case.
The recording industry has sent its 25 millionth Google takedown notice, trying to kill links that sprung up because of earlier takedown notices.
It’s 365 days and counting since the last reported case of piracy in the Horn of Africa.
The White House is backing an effort to overturn a bizarre ruled recently enacted by the Library of Congress
American politicians are using China as a scapegoat for America’s problems.
Alan Dershowitz says the prosecutor who charged George Zimmerman with second degree murder of Trayvon Martin was “irresponsible and unethical” and politically motivated.
Some questions for opponents of the Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United.
Members of Congress are responding to the protests against SOPA and PIPA by withdrawing their support for the bills.
Wikipedia’s English language site will be offline for 24 hours tomorrow to protest two controversial online piracy bills.
Matthew Yglesias resurrects an argument that should have died off when Napster disappeared.
The cuts to Pentagon spending in the new debt deal are further revealing a split in the GOP over foreign policy and military spending.
Overfishing may mean a near term future in which there are no more fish in the sea.
While President Obama has had some amusing gaffes on his trip to London, including getting the year wrong in the guest book and an awkward toast to the Queen, his speech to Parliament today hit all the right notes.
Once again, Congressional abdication has led to an Executive Branch power grab.
Go The Fuck to Sleep, the children’s book aimed at parents, has become an Internet sensation and reached #1 on Amazon well before its release owing to a leaked copy.
The 60 day deadline for Presidential discretion under the War Powers Act will expire next week. Congress won’t do anything about it.
Operation Odyssey Dawn has resurrected the eternal battle over what limits there are, and should be, on the President’s ability to use military force without Congressional authorization.
The ongoing saga of piracy off the coast of Somali is about to get Americans’ attention again, as a yacht containing four U.S. citizens has been hijacked.
People find the most interesting ways to justify something that is obviously wrong.
With just over a week to go before the 112th Congress convenes, battle lines are already being drawn in battle over the defense budget.
The American copyright system is broken. Cory Doctorow offers some useful suggestions for fixing it.
There isn’t much doubt that China is manipulating its currency for competitive advantage. What can be done about it?