The Lawfare Podcast: Oona Hathaway and Secrecy’s End

By Jen Patja Howell
Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 5:01 AM

What if we declared an end to the costly system of how we classify national security information in the United States? Oona Hathaway, the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School, poses this question in her article “Secrecy’s End.” Stephanie Pell talked with Oona about some of our classification system’s most corrosive effects on our democratic system of governance and some proposals she has for reforming it.