Jeh Johnson, the Department of Defense’s General Counsel, will resign effective midnight on December 31 of this year. According to his resignation letter, Johnson plans to take some time off, and then to return to private practice.
Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 11:03 AM
Wells C. Bennett is managing editor of Lawfare and a Fellow in National Security Law at the Brookings Institution. His position is supported with a grant from the Markle Foundation. Before coming to Brookings, he was an Associate at Arnold & Porter LLP. Full bio »
Friday, April 24, 2015
Yesterday’s news that a U.S. drone strike inadvertently killed two al Qaeda hostages—one American and one Italian—continues to reverberate throughout the Fourth Estate. Scott Shane writes in the New York Times that these revelations highlight the imprecise nature of the drone program: “it has become clear that when operators in Nevada fire missiles into remote . . .
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