Analysis / Forces

Buttressing Institutional Integrity in an Election Year: The Use of Federal Forces in Washington, D.C. (2020)

This past summer, federal forces were deployed to D.C. in response to protests addressing racial injustice. This vignette explains some of the unique features of the D.C. deployments, and highlights key considerations about the laws and norms that guide domestic federal force deployments.

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Our Achilles’ Heel

In her piece for the “Represent” series, Beverly Kirk addresses how Russian influence exploited America’s racial divide, and while media literacy can help combat influence campaigns racism will continue to be a vulnerability until it is addressed.

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