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After the AUMF, the Pithier Version…

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Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 1:45 AM

For those who’d prefer the shorter version of Jen Daskal and my draft paper on life “After the AUMF,” we’ve got a short op-ed out in today’s New York Times with a far less alliterative title: “Don’t Expand the War on Terror.”

Daskal and Vladeck Working Paper on “After the AUMF”

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 6:15 AM

In advance of Thursday’s Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the 2001 Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF), Jen Daskal and I have expanded upon our exchanges with Bobby, Jack, Matt, and Ben in a new (draft) working paper titled “After the AUMF,” a copy of which is available here. The paper is . . .
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A Quick Guide to the Lawfare Debate Over a New AUMF

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at 2:33 AM

As Andrew Rosenthal noted in yesterday’s New York Times, things seem to be heating up in Congress with respect to whether–and to what extent–the September 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) needs to be updated, repealed, and/or replaced. To that end, the Senate Armed Services Committee has now scheduled a hearing on the same . . .
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Keith Gerver on Yesterday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing

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Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 9:43 PM

Keith Gerver writes in with the following account of yesterday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, which seems to have tracked closely some recent arguments on Lawfare: The recent debate between Bobby, Jack, Ben, and Matt, on the one hand, and Steve and Jennifer Daskal, on the other, over whether Congress should consider a new Authorization for . . .
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Coming at the AUMF Debate from a Different Angle

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 10:24 PM

I’ve so far stayed out of the exchange over the last few days between Jack, on the one hand, and Steve and Jennifer Daskal, on the other, about the paper that Jack and Matt and Bobby and I wrote on the need for a new AUMF. But I want to try to break through to higher ground. . . .
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Guantánamo Turns 11…

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Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:19 AM

To commemorate (if that’s even the right word) the eleventh anniversary of the detention of non-citizens at Guantánamo, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Laura Poitras (whose work includes, among others, The Oath) has this short op-ed and movie up on the New York Times‘ website, documenting the return home to Yemen of the body of Adnan Latif, who died at Guantánamo in September. . . .
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Jen Daskal Argues Against Closing Guantanamo

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Friday, January 11, 2013 at 9:17 AM

Jennifer Daskal—who is a fellow at Georgetown law these days, after serving as NSD and working for Human Rights Watch—has a genuinely brave oped in the New York Times this morning entitled “Don’t Close Guantanamo.” It argues, against all current orthodoxy in the human rights movement, that at least in the short term, Guantanamo should remain. . . .
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July 19 D.C. Bar Panel on Military Commissions, Present and Future

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 7:51 AM

For D.C.-area readers, I’ll be participating in what should be a lively discussion of the current and future legal and policy issues surrounding military commissions (I suspect it will be that much livelier if Hamdan comes down in the interim) on Thursday, July 19, from 5-7 p.m., at Arnold & Porter. The panel, which includes Jen . . .
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Peter Margulies on Targeting and the Geography of War

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Friday, May 11, 2012 at 7:18 AM

Peter Margulies of Roger Williams University School of Law writes in with the following summary of a recent Naval War College and Roger Williams workshop: John Brennan’s recent speech on targeting away from the battlefield has spawned controversy among distinguished commentators, including this exchange between Lawfare’s own Bobby Chesney and Gabor Rona of Human Rights . . .
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