Author Archives: Benjamin Kagel

Is All Hope LOST for the Law of the Sea Treaty?

By Lauren Weiss Despite the United States’ vital role in crafting the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in the 1970s and amending it in 1994, the treaty has never come to a vote in the Senate. … Continue reading

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About Time: Bill to Enhance Nuclear Security Moves through House

By Benjamin Kagel Legislation necessary to ratify two international treaties that improve nuclear security and strengthen measures to prevent nuclear terrorism finally passed the House of Representatives on June 28 after multiple failed attempts to bring U.S. federal code in … Continue reading

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Summit Successes Over Seoul-ed?

By Benjamin Kagel and Kelsey Davenport A panel of four foreign policy experts weighed in on missed opportunities from the recent nuclear security summit, held March 26-27 in Seoul, South Korea. Speaking at the National Press Club last Friday, the … Continue reading

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