Category: On the Homefront – the HSDL Blog


Not Just the Caliphate: Exploring the Jihadist Scene in America

Over the last few years, the so-called Islamic State (IS) has dominated coverage of the jihadist landscape in America. The recent election only magnified the low hanging political fruit that is IS-inspired attacks while ignoring the broader radicalization to Islamist violence across America. By focusing solely on one organization, long-term...

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You Have Questions, the White House Has Answers: National Security and the Constitution

Recently, the White House released a policy report detailing the constitutional backdrop by which the United States conducts military force overseas.  This document, “Report on the Legal and Policy Frameworks Guiding the United States’ Use of Military Force and Related National Security Operations“, provides insight into several aspects surrounding U.S....