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FBI Director James Comey

All the Director's Employees: Data Show the White House Lied about Support for Jim Comey

On our Foreign Policy feed, we explain how newly released employee survey data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation disproves the president's claim that former FBI Director James Comey had lost the confidence of the rank-and-file. The article begins: 

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

At least 14 people have died and 80 are injured after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians in a tourist district in Barcelona on Thursday. The New York Times reports that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. Within a matter of hours, police shot four suspects in what Catalan authorities report to have been another attempted attack in Cambrils, a town 70 miles south of Barcelona.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

A D.C. federal district court judge ruled yesterday in United States v. Abu Khatallah denying defendant Ahmed Abu Khattalah’s motion to suppress statements made to interrogators after he had waived his Miranda rights, The New York Times reports. Khattalah is the suspected principal coordinator of the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Podcasts

The National Security Law Podcast: We Were Not Mirandized Until Halfway Through This Podcast

In this week’s episode, Professors Chesney and Vladeck make a whole series of blatantly un-Mirandized statements about some of the latest national security law developments. First, they take up a number of questions relating to the events in Charlottesville. Was the murder an act of “domestic terrorism”? What does federal criminal law have to say about domestic terrorism?

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