The Lawfare Podcast

 

The Lawfare Podcast is the weekly audio production of the Lawfare staff in cooperation with the Brookings Institution. Podcast episodes include interviews with policymakers, scholars, journalists, and analysts; events and panel discussions. 

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The Lawfare Podcast: Brookings Panel on Cybersecurity in U.S. Elections

The evidence of foreign interference in the 2016 U.S. elections emphasizes the significant national security threat to our democracy posed by weak cybersecurity in election-critical systems. Last week, Susan Hennessey joined a panel at the Brookings Institution to address the national strategy for protecting U.S. elections with retired four-star general John Allen, Alex Halderman of the University of Michigan, and Dean Logan, the president for the California Association of Clerks and Election Officials. Michael O’Hanlon, senior fellow in Foreign Policy, moderated the conversation.

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The Lawfare Podcast: Benjamin Wittes on Investigating the President

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and the Russian government has been a focal point in political discourse since Mueller’s appointment in May. To contribute to that discussion, Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, interviewed Benjamin Wittes at the International Student House in Washington late last month.

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The Lawfare Podcast: Mira Rapp-Hooper and Stephan Haggard on North Korea

The growing threat from North Korea has intensified during the past few weeks after a series of missile tests demonstrated that the Kim regime may soon be able to strike the continental United States. This week, Benjamin Wittes spoke with Mira Rapp-Hooper, an adjunct senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, and Stephan Haggard, a distinguished professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego, to discuss recent events and the path forward for the United States and the international community.

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The Lawfare Podcast: Mieke Eoyang and Evelyn Farkas on Holding Russia Accountable for Election Interference

At this point, it’s widely accepted that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election; the question is what the United States should do about it. At Third Way, Mieke Eoyang, Evelyn Farkas, Ben Freeman, and Gary Ashcroft have a new paper on the subject, titled “

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