We chat with D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier about the city's strategy to combat the spike in violent crime taking place in the nation's capital.
U.S. law prohibits Americans from providing money and other support to foreign terrorist groups. But some say gray areas in the law have harmful consequences — like preventing engagement with moderates and reformers inside militant movements, and barring advice or legal training from outside experts. We explore a recent Supreme Court case involving “material support” for terrorist groups.
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