Episode 155 of the podcast offers something new: equal time for opposing views. Well, sort of, anyway
As we face an unexpected onslaught against liberal democracy, Congress must step up and do its part to protect the American experiment and the international order.
The military commission convened in the USS Cole case continues pretrial hearings on the admissability of evidence collected from the Cole.
The New York Times reports that passengers on foreign airlines to the United States from ten airports in eight Muslim-majority countries have been barred from carrying electronic devices larger than a cell phone under new flight restrictions. Officials have called the directive an attempt to address gaps in foreign airport security.
Edward Snowden’s theft of files, whatever good it accomplished in igniting a national conversation on surveillance, also opened the door to more aggressive Russian intrusions in cyberspace.
The Lawfare Podcast, Special Emergency Edition: Comey and Rogers Versus the Comittee, the Good Parts Version
We've cut down the testimony by Director Comey and Admiral Rogers before HPSCI yesterday down to less than an hour, giving you only what you need to know.
Report: Allies Against Atrocities: The Imperative for Transatlantic Cooperation to Prevent and Stop Mass Killings
A summary of “Allies Against Atrocities: The Imperative For Transatlantic Cooperation To Prevent And Stop Mass Killings,” a report written by Lee Feinstein and Tod Lindberg through the U.S. Holocaust Museum’s Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide and the Stanley Foundation.
Israeli Strike in Syria Meets Unusual Opposition, Iraqi Prime Minister Meets with Trump, and Morocco Reshuffles Its Prime Minister
The Syrian military actually shot back at Israeli jets, the Iraqi prime minister thinks U.S. support will increase, and Morocco tries to form a government five months after elections.
This paper examines one of the most interesting and important aspects of the new CIA guidelines on procedures pursuant to Executive Order 12333, concerning the acquisition, retention, use and dissemination of publicly available (or open-source) information concerning U.S. persons.
Six components of Tillerson's Asia trip require careful reading: his assurances to allies; “20 years of failure”; sanctions; military options; negotiations; and the all-important China audience of one, Xi Jinping.
This Aegis Series paper reviews the most recent encryption-related legislation in France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Hungary, and Poland.
Should tensions mount, there is a risk that China will loosen its restraint and again permit its military and state-owned enterprises to conduct cyber-enabled economic espionage against U.S. companies.
DOJ Sues to Revoke the Citizenship of Convicted al Qaeda Operative Iyman Faris (A Naturalized Citizen)
A remarkable development:
On the evening of Thursday, April 6th, please join us for the 2017 Triple Entente Beer Summit—the third iteration of what is now an Annual National Security State Affair.
Today’s just-concluded HPSCI hearing provided an informative, remarkably varied tour d’horizon of issues related to Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Comey's testimony before the House Intelligence Committee was bad for President Trump. Really bad.
Recent proposals to search the cellphones and social media profiles of visitors arriving at the U.S. border raise serious legal questions and are unwise from a policy perspective.
On Friday, March 17th, Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins issued the following statement on the pretrial hearings conducted in the USS Cole case over the past two weeks and the upcoming hearings in the 9/11 case. His statement is also available here.
Counsel for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri have filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court.