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Sexual Assault in the US Military: Why the Victims Protection Act does not go far enough

Sexual Assault in the US Military: Why the Victims Protection Act does not go far enough

In 1992 then-Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney pledged to end the problem of sexual assault that plagued the United States Military. More than twenty years later the problem is as pervasive as ever; an estimated 26,000 sexual assaults occurred in the military in 2012 according to the Pentagon. In the past year, a bi-partisan coalition...
In Response to Brian Comiskey

In Response to Brian Comiskey

Last month, the St Andrews Foreign Affairs Review published an article entitled “Modernising the World’s Oldest Profession in Argentina.” The article concerns proposed legislation to criminalise patronising prostitution, in an effort to combat sex trafficking. At present, individual prostitution is legal in Argentina, while pimping and brothels are illegal. Unfortunately, there is no way to...
Interview with Ambassador John Campbell

Interview with Ambassador John Campbell

John Campbell served as US Ambassador to Nigeria from 2004 to 2007. He visited St Andrews in late October 2013 to deliver a lecture on the Boko Haram, the militant Islamist group active in Nigeria, as an invitee of the International Political Association and the Foreign Affairs Society. He sat down with the Foreign Affair...