Benjamin Wittes chats with Edward Jay Epstein about his new book on Edward Snowden.
Quinta Jurecic is a research assistant at the Brookings Institution, where she focuses on national security law and policy. She was previously a National Security Intern at Brookings. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2015, where she completed an honors thesis on moral theories of political leadership and drone warfare under the Obama administration.
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Steve Bannon isn’t an arch-villain. And he’s not the guy who’s going to destroy American democracy. Instead, as I’ll explain, he’s just an internet troll.
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With the end of the Obama administration and the beginning of the Trump administration, activity has picked up in Guantanamo litigation regarding the SSCI "torture report." Several weeks ago, I flagged that in the Nashiri habeas case in the U.S.
Benjamin Wittes chats with Norm Eisen about the Emoluments Clause, suing the President, and what all this has to do with national security.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has denied the government's motion for an emergency stay of a temporary restraining order in Washington v. Trump.