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Americans increasingly get their news through the Internet, and specifically, through social media platforms. In fact, Americans get more of their news from social media than from print newspapers. As the rate of this news consumption increases, two attributes of social media platforms become more readily apparent. First, these platforms play a filtering role, stemming […]

Between 2015 and 2016, a new surge of violence broke out against Israeli civilians and soldiers, typified by lone actors using knives to attack at sudden and opportunistic times. Most often, assailants were Palestinian men without ties to any formal organization or a history of engaging in violence. During this period, attackers killed thirty-four Israelis […]

On April 23, 2013, the Associated Press Twitter account tweeted “Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.” While the claim was false and the result of a hack, its effects were very real: in three minutes the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted $136 billion in market value. The market recovered […]

In 1742, the Lord Chancellor of England noted that: [Directors] are most properly agents to those who employ them in this trust, and who empower them to direct and superintend the affairs of the corporation. In this respect they may be guilty of acts of commission or omission, of malfeasance or nonfeasance. Now where acts […]

Artificial intelligence is one of the most important innovations to impact national security in recent years. Among the national security concerns of the United States is that foreign countries seek to erode America’s leadership in artificial intelligence development by buying or merging with U.S. companies. In response to this perceived threat, Congress passed legislation in […]

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a technique to improve the ranking of a website on the results page of a search engine for the purpose of increasing the traffic to that site. This technique has become crucial in the modern Internet era, where standing out amongst the over 1.7 billion websites can be a challenge. […]