The FBI just completed a survey that shows how the last year’s events have affected the rank-and-file’s morale. We’re asking for the results.
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books and is co-chair of the Hoover Institution's Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law.
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