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Terrorism Expert on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda-Inspired Terrorism in America and Its Implications

Dean Alexander, director of the Homeland Security Research Program and associate professor of homeland security in Western Illinois University's School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, has extensively lectured and published about terrorism, security, and legal issues.

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Military Historian, ‘Grunts’ Author Available to Discuss Osama Bin Laden

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Dr. John C. McManus, a military historian and the author of “Grunts,” a book about the importance of ground forces in recent U.S. military history, is available to discuss the role highly trained “boots on the ground” played in Sunday’s killing of Osama Bin Laden.

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UNH Experts Available to Discuss Political, National Security Implications of Osama bin Laden’s Death

Experts from the University of New Hampshire are available to discuss the national security, foreign policy, and political implications of the death of Osama bin Laden.

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Death of Bin Laden Cause for Celebration, but Terror Threat Remains, UIndy Expert Says

An authority on terrorism and nationalism at the University of Indianapolis says the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is worth celebrating, but it should not distract the United States from the ideological struggle it still faces in the Islamic world. Douglas Woodwell, Ph.D., is available for interviews.

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Kiss Me, Kate: Our Fascination With Royal Weddings

Rachel Weil and Robert Travers, both Cornell University associate professors of history, discuss two aspects of the impending royal wedding.

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UNH Scholar Available to Discuss Why British Royals Captivate Americans

Americans maintain a vexed relationship with aristocracy. We pride ourselves in not having one, but our fantasy lives are completely peopled by royals, according to James Krasner, professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. So it’s no surprise that Americans are eagerly anticipating the wedding of Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton this week.

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Despite Pivotal Post-WWII Role in Developing Legal Frameworks, the U.S. Appears Threatened by International Law

With over a dozen states considering banning Sharia (Islamic law) in their courts, laws governing other countries are facing increased scrutiny. “This is emblematic of U.S. fears about international law,” says Leila Nadya Sadat, the Henry H. Oberschelp Professor of Law and director of the Whitney R. Harris World Law Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. “International law has become a ‘whipping boy’ for the ills that are being felt because of globalization.” Sadat say that this is unfortunate because the United States proudly led the trial of the major German leaders at the end of World War II at Nuremberg.

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Algae Could Replace 17% of U.S. Oil Imports

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A new study shows that 17 percent of the United States’ imported oil for transportation could be replaced by biofuel made from algae. Researchers also determined that the water needed to grow that algae could be substantially reduced by cultivating it in the nation’s sunniest and most humid regions.

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In Libya, U.S. Should Heed Lesson of Afghanistan, Prof Says

In this opinion essay on the Libyan conflict, international relations expert Douglas Woodwell of the University of Indianapolis argues, contrary to conventional wisdom, that the Afghanistan example calls for the U.S. to arm and support the Libyan rebels.

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George Washington University Experts Available to Speak on Middle East

George Washington University Experts Available to Speak on Middle East







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