David Priess

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David Priess is the Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute. He is a writer and speaker on the presidency, national security, and intelligence who served during the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations as a CIA officer. His most recent book, "How To Get Rid of a President," conveys the stories of the many ways American presidents have left office. He is also the author of “The President’s Book of Secrets,” the first book about the top-secret President’s Daily Brief and its recipients.

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Coronavirus

The Federal Government’s Legal Authorities in a Public Health Crisis: A Q&A with Benjamin Wittes and Steve Vladeck

Lawfare Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes talked with Steve Vladeck, professor of law at the University of Texas School of Law, for a 90 minute live Zoom webinar on Monday, March 23 at 8:30 p.m ET.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Announcing 'The Troubled U.S.-NATO Relationship,' a New Lawfare E-book

A new Lawfare Institute e-book, "The Troubled U.S.-NATO Relationship,” is now available on Kindle.

What underlying tensions within NATO have contributed to recent difficulties in the alliance? How has President Trump’s strikingly different approach than his predecessors spurred or exacerbated these troubles? And what legal issues come into play as the relationship struggles?