Garrett Hinck

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Garrett Hinck is a former research intern at the Brookings Institution. A graduate of Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service, he is particularly interested in cyber security and Internet law. He has held previous internships at the policy team of an internet domain company and at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism.

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Cybersecurity and Deterrence

What’s the Point of Charging Foreign State-Linked Hackers?

The May 7 indictment of a Chinese national and unnamed conspirator for hacking and stealing data from nearly 80 million customers of the health care company Anthem in 2015, which researchers previously linked to Chinese state-sponsored actors, is the latest iteration of a four-year U.S.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today’s Headlines and Commentary

Chinese telecom giant Huawei sued the U.S. government in Texas federal court on Thursday, reports NPR. The suit alleges that the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) violates the bill of attainder clause by prohibiting U.S. federal agencies from purchasing Huawei equipment or contracting with the company. Lawfare posted Huawei’s complaint.

Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

President Donald Trump will tell North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that the U.S. will not make significant concessions such as lifting economic sanctions before Pyongyang dismantles its nuclear program, the Wall Street Journal reported. U.S. officials said a key point of disagreement between the U.S. and North Korea is the timeline for sanctions relief and denuclearization.