Rational Security: The 'Scoop d’etat' Edition

By Jen Patja Howell
Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 5:10 PM

Jordanian authorities mount arrests and detain a member of the royal family in what authorities called a threat to “security and stability” in the country, a key U.S. ally. An attack on the Capitol in Washington raises more questions about long-term security of that building. And the Biden administration seeks a way back to the negotiating table with Iran.

Ben says, don't pet the monitor lizard. Also, check out Lawfare's new podcast on life after Trump.

Susan reminds us there's help for those who need it after the Jan. 6 attack.

Shane recommends a podcast about viruses.