The issues—and Lawfare coverage—that kept our editors up at night in 2022.
Scott R. Anderson is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a Senior Fellow in the National Security Law Program at Columbia Law School. He previously served as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State and as the legal advisor for the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq.
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A high-altitude, chapter-by-chapter overview of the Jan. 6 committee’s final report.
Repeal isn’t just good housekeeping. It would help ensure that Congress weighs in before pursuing another major war in the Middle East.
What triggered the appointment of a special counsel, who is Jack Smith, and what, if anything, does this mean for the investigations into Donald Trump?
How international law would shape the response to a potential armed attack on a NATO member state.
Congress originally enacted the 2002 AUMF to remove Saddam Hussein. But in the subsequent 20 years, it’s been used for so much more.
The department’s Mar-a-Lago filing leaves little doubt where its investigation is heading, but suggests it will take a while to get there.