On the morning of October 13, the Heritage Foundation will host three intelligence agency chiefs to discuss Section 702 reauthorization. Watch the livestream here.
Shannon Togawa Mercer is Deputy Managing Editor of Lawfare. She graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center cum laude, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Georgetown Journal of International Law. In 2011, she graduated cum laude from Princeton University with an A.B. in Politics and minors in Near Eastern Studies and Arabic Language. Shannon is originally from the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
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