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Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is a Serious Threat to American Security

Muslim woman peace flag book_alt2 icon Report ISIS is following a clear and determined strategy to provoke an anti-Muslim backlash and ignite a clash of civilizations.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 25, 2015

After the Paris Attacks

Kurdish peshmerga in Kobani article icon Issue Brief To turn the tide against ISIS, America needs to step up its military and diplomatic campaign and reject voices calling for the country to turn against refugees and Muslims.

by Vikram Singh, Ken Gude, Peter Juul, William F. Wechsler, Hardin Lang, Brian Katulis | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Standing Up Against Islamophobia

Muslim volunteers at soup kitchenIslamophobia is morally wrong and harmful to America’s security.

by Sally Steenland and Ken Gude | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Los Estados Unidos en su punto más alto

Syrian refugee mother and childDarles la bienvenida a los refugiados de Siria es un valor moral fundamental para logar la seguridad.

by Tom Jawetz and Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

America at Its Best

Syrian refugee mother and childWelcoming Syrian refugees is a moral and security imperative that can be accomplished safely.

by Tom Jawetz and Ken Gude | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Congress Must Adopt Changes to the Guantanamo Provisions of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act

The sun rises above Camp Delta at Guantanamo Bay Naval BaseResolution of budget issues are not enough to ensure passage of the 2016 NDAA after President Obama’s veto.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, November 3, 2015

It’s the USA Freedom Act or Nothing

Mitch McConnellSen. Mitch McConnell has a simple choice: reform government surveillance or see it expire.

by Ken Gude | Friday, May 22, 2015

Fear, Inc. 2.0

book_alt2 icon Report An examination of the Islamophobia network’s efforts to spread misinformation and propaganda about Islam and American Muslims in the United States.

by Matthew Duss, Yasmine Taeb, Ken Gude, Ken Sofer | Wednesday, February 11, 2015

President Obama and the Republican Congress Are on a Collision Course over Guantanamo

Guantanamo BayThe new Congress is trying to erect more barriers to thwart President Obama’s desire to close Guantanamo before the end of his term.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, January 21, 2015

The FBI Is Dead Wrong: Apple’s Encryption Is Clearly in the Public Interest

Ken Gude writes on Apple's new iPhone encryption.

by Ken Gude | Friday, October 17, 2014

Understanding Authorizations for the Use of Military Force

Obama signs bill article icon Issue Brief This issue brief outlines potential sources of authority for lawful military actions and recommendations for a new congressional authorization directed at the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.

by Ken Gude | Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Renewed Push, Public Weariness Puts Closing Gitmo Within Obama’s Reach

Ken Gude writes on the renewed push to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

by Ken Gude | Tuesday, April 8, 2014

What Has to Happen to Close Guantanamo Bay This Year

Guantanamo fenceA closer look reveals achievable steps to close the prison in 11 months.

by Ken Gude | Friday, January 31, 2014

It’s Time to Get the Government Out of the Mass Collection Business

NSAPresident Obama should immediately suspend the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records.

by Ken Gude | Thursday, January 16, 2014

Common-Sense Reforms to Protect Americans’ Privacy

The Obama administration should support bipartisan amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.

by Ken Gude | Friday, December 6, 2013