Tag Archives: Nicholas Esser

Cybersecurity and Privacy: Where Can a Balance be Struck?

By David J Puentes – Recently, it became known that Russian hackers breached an unclassified White House system and gained access to sensitive information including President Obama’s schedule. This comes on the heels of other cyber attacks on many other government agencies, including the Department of State. The U.S. government has not been the only […]

Could Congress’ Backing of Iran’s Nuclear Deal Cause an Impetuous Rift Between the United States and Israel?

By Anthony Moreland – With impending legislation that seeks to redress the three decades long sanctions against Iran, the concern troubling many is whether or not there will be unrest regarding United States/Israeli relations in the coming months.  The United States has long held sanctions against Iran dating back to 1979 that first began with […]

PA and PLO Found Liable for Terrorist Attacks

By David J Puentes – A jury in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York found the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Palestinian Authority (PA) liable to the estates of victims and to the victims of terrorist attacks that took place between 2001 and 2004. The terrorist attacks consisted […]

Scandal at the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs – What Has Happened Since

What is the VA hospital scandal? by Chris Pawlik – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) hospital scandal concerns prolonged systemic deficiencies with the administration of and management of VA-run healthcare networks throughout the United States. The VA is the largest healthcare network in the United States and is responsible for providing healthcare coverage […]