Government & Politics

Drone attacks legal? The US view on drone strikes

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Are US drone attacks legal? For over 15 years lawyers on both sides of the argument have been wrestling with the question of whether unmanned US drone strikes carried out on foreign soil are legal under international law. In August, the White House released a redacted version of President Obama’s policy on using unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) drone […]

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Understanding the rise of Bernie Sanders, the ‘socialist’

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Bernie Sanders for President? Can Bernie Sanders, the 74 year old independent Senator from the State of Vermont, become the next President of the United States? Sanders is one of two remaining candidates running for the Democratic nomination, along with former Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton. After winning five of the last six States in the nomination […]

Government & Politics

Donald Trump’s best running mate options

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Donald Trump is unpredictable. The Manhattan real estate mogul, turned reality TV star, turned GOP (‘Grand Old Party’) presidential candidate, doesn’t do things by the book. Now that Trump is the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party, who are his likely picks for his vice presidential running mate? Will he choose a safe option or go for a wildcard to shake […]