SECURITY & LAW

The Lawfare Podcast: Jim Sciutto on ‘The Shadow War’

Russian and Chinese leaders understand that they’re unlikely to win a shooting war with the United States, but they have other ways to challenge Western interests, turning our greatest strengths—open societies, dominance of technology on Earth and in space, and military innovation—into weaknesses.  CNN anchor and chief...

Recap of Recent Pieces on Just Security (June 10-14)

What’s in the new National Defense Authorization Act draft, legislation on election interference, Russia counterintelligence investigation, Assange indictment and press freedoms, Children in armed conflict, International law and cyberspace, Trump administration appointments, Countering Violent Extremism and more! The post Recap of...

The Prophylactic Executive Privilege

Two seminal events have occurred in recent days in the ongoing oversight war between the House of Representatives and the Trump administration—and in the ongoing expansion of the doctrine of executive privilege. Although each incident warrants further individual analysis, together they suggest the “constitutionalization” of what...