Samuel Moyn expands on his NYT review of Mark Danner's Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War.
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Prompted by the “dissent memo” signed by 51 career State Department diplomats, several prominent law professors are debating the Obama administration's internal deliberations about the legality of intervention in Syria against Assad. But I don’t think the debate has perfectly reflected what my reporting showed.
Back in November, The Hill reported that the White House is looking into increasing the transparency of the drone program before President Obama’s imminent departure from office:
The White House wants to reduce the secrecy surrounding lethal drone strikes and other counterterrorism efforts, with an eye on President Obama's legacy when he leaves office in 14 months.
Cully Stimson offers his take on Charlie Savage's Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency.
Charlie Savage's new book, Power Wars, recounted in 100 tweets.
Our guest for episode 90 is Charlie Savage, New York Times reporter, talking about Power Wars, his monumental new book on the law and politics of terrorism in the Obama and Bush administrations.
Charlie Savage, New York Times national security reporter and author of the newly released book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, sits down with Lawfare’s Jack Goldsmith for a detailed discussion of the Obama administration’s national security legacy.
"Law Wars" is the name that the editors of the New Rambler gave to my review of Charlie Savage's great new book, Power Wars.
Earlier this week, Time magazine published reviews of Charlie Savage's new book, Power Wars, by me and former Obama White House Counsel Bob Bauer.
Understanding the Deeper History of FISA and 702: Charlie Savage's Power Wars on Fiber Optic Cables and Transit Authority
NSA surveillance activity sometimes labeled "transit authority" is a very useful case study of the way in which legal and policy questions may be impacted by technological change.