Michael Leiter, the long-time Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, one of the hardest counterterrorism jobs in the government, has resigned. President Obama’s statement is here.
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5:19 PM
Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches and writes about national security law, presidential power, cybersecurity, international law, internet law, foreign relations law, and conflict of laws. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003–2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002–2003. Professor Goldsmith is a member of the Hoover Institution Task Force on National Security and Law. Follow him on Twitter @JackLGoldsmith. Full bio »
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Reuters informs us that the U.S. has closed its embassy in Yemen to the public, amid turmoil in that country following the resignation of pro-Western President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Yesterday, a CIA drone strike in Yemen killed three al-Qaeda militants. The New York Times calls this recent attack “a signal that the United States will . . .
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