Jeffrey Stein  //  12/4/17  //  Topic Update

President Trump’s waiver of the Jerusalem Embassy Act is set to expire, and how President Trump acts may signal his approach to the Israeli-Palestinian disputewrite Scott R. Anderson & Yishai Schwartz at Lawfare.

Different labels for the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar trigger different legal obligations and responses, writes Sahar Khan at Cato. 


Despite President Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s comments to the contrary, Iran’s actions are not a serious threat to U.S. security or interests and do not warrant ending the Iran nuclear agreement, writes John Glaser at WaPo.

President Trump is bringing U.S. foreign policy ‘back to Earth,’ writes Walter Russell Mead at WSJ.


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

President Trump threatened to take aid away from Palestine if Palestinian leadership remained unwilling to negotiate with Israel. Vice President Mike Pence announced that the new embassy in Jerusalem would open in 2019.