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    • The Anti-War on Terrorism 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (The Baltimore Sun, 2016-04-02)
      Sadly, the international community is yet again dealing with a horrific attack in the heart of Europe by home-grown terrorists. In response, politicians from across the political spectrum have made public commitments to ...
    • The Charitable View in Partisan Politics 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (The Sun, 2015-04-23)
      As the 2016 presidential campaign season takes off, we are reminded that politics in the United States is trapped in a cycle of dysfunctional partisanship. And it's our fault. But — before we are caught up in the swirl of ...
    • Explaining Why Black Lives Matter To My White Child 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (The Baltimore Sun, 2016-08-13)
      Recently, I had to explain the "Black Lives Matter" movement to my daughter. She had heard her mother and me talking about the protests across the country. She didn't understand why people were protesting, and, like many ...
    • Inequality of Opportunity in the U.S.A. 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (The Baltimore Sun, 2015-07-02)
      We like to tell ourselves stories about the virtues of America, particularly as Independence Day rolls around each year. There is, perhaps, no better example than the story we tell our children that no matter your race, ...
    • The Moral Obligation to Intervene in Rwanda 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (E-International Relations, 2014-04-26)
      On April 6, 1994, violence erupted in the Rwandan capital of Kigali and quickly spread throughout much of the country. During the 100 days that followed, an estimated 800,000 children, women, and men were slaughtered by ...
    • Transitional Justice & Rwanda: David Hume And The Limits of Jus Post Bellum 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (The Critique, 2016-09-13)
      Over 100 days in the late spring and early summer of 1994, approximately 800,000 Rwandan Tutsis and Tutsi-sympathizers were slaughtered in a campaign of violence orchestrated by Rwanda’s Hutu leaders in concert with a Hutu ...
    • Uti Possidetis: A Philosophical Critique 

      Kassner, Joshua J. (American Philosophical Association, 2010)
      It would be hard to overstate the importance of international political boundaries. For more than three-and-a-half centuries the normative relationships between independent political communities have been grounded in a ...