• Missiles and Mistrust in Europe

    • November 28, 2011

    At the NATO Lisbon Summit in 2010, the U.S. and its allies expressed the hope that Russia would become a partner in a new missile defense system designed to protect Europe from a nuclear-armed ‘rogue’ state such as Iran.  Those hopes seemed to fade in the months following the summit, and appear to be particularly

  • The UN Security Council and Abdelrazik

    • November 8, 2011

    Canadian Abousfian Abdelrazik is on the U.S. Security Council’s Al Qaida sanctions committee list. His assets are frozen and he is subject to an international travel ban. His case generated substantial notoriety when the Canadian government resisted his repatriation from Sudan on the basis, among other things, of his listing. It has generated even more