Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack
This week, on Heritage’s “Mass Ave” podcast, Thomas Spoehr, director of Heritage's Center for National Security, explains electromagnetic pulse attack, it’s aftermath, and what Congress should be doing to prevent them.
Kay Coles James Applauds New Iran Measure
"The right to speak freely and engage in one’s community without fear is an absolutely vital part of any functioning and free civil society. This legislation is an important signal that the United States will continue leading on the international stage in condemning Tehran’s violence against its own citizens. It is time for the sun to set on the Iranian regime’s days of oppression," said Heritage President Kay Coles James.
SCOTUS 101: Kentucky: 5, Michigan: 2
This week, Elizabeth Slattery and Tiffany Bates talk about cases challenging capital punishment, Seminole Rock deference, and more. They also chat with SCOTUSBlog contributor John Elwood about the Relist Watch and his argument pump up songs. Tune in for Supreme Trivia to find out how Kentucky is beating Michigan at SCOTUS.
Pitfalls in U.S. Rush to North Korean Summit
President Trump’s rapid acceptance of Kim Jong-un’s surprising summit invitation is yet another stunning development in a whirlwind of diplomatic breakthroughs since the beginning of the year. Within a few short months, the Korean peninsula has shifted from a seemingly inevitable military clash to the cusp of a momentous first-ever meeting of U.S. and North Korean leaders. But the regime’s offer comes with heavy strings attached ...
Eight Stubborn Facts Regarding Gun Violence in America
Did you know that according to the National Crime Victimization Survey, violent crime has been declining steadily since the early 1990s?
The Current Gun Debate: Mass Shootings
As emotions morph from grief to anger to resolve, it is vitally important to supply facts so that policymakers and professionals can fashion solutions based on objective data rather than well-intended but misguided emotional fixes.