Recent conflicts in former Soviet states demonstrate the ways that Russia's grip in the region has slipped.
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On Jan. 25, the DoD updated its directive on “Autonomy in Weapons Systems,” the guiding document for U.S. development, implementation, and supervision of autonomous and semi-autonomous weapons systems.
The Justice Department announces a successful campaign countering ransomware attacks by the Hive cybercriminal network.
On the battlefield, every soldier knows what a red cross or red crescent stands for. As warfare is increasingly digitized, is it possible to digitize this universal symbol of protection as well?
Artificial intelligence can significantly impact human rights—both positively and negatively. Human rights impact assessments conceived specifically for AI are needed to prevent potential harms and reap the benefits of the technology.
Russia’s use of information warfare during the 2016 U.S. presidential election period focused attention on Russia’s weaponization of information in its effort to influence a U.S. election outcome and sow discord across the American public. But to the extent that we only view Russian information warfare as an aggressive or expansionist expression of Moscow’s foreign policy, we may misunderstand some key tenants of Russian information warfare doctrine.
The Office of Chief Trial Counsel of the California State Bar intends to seek Eastman’s disbarment before the State Bar Court.
This week, Quinta and Scott were joined by special guest Michel Paradis to talk over the week's big national security news, including:
The Jan. 6 select committee showed its work—enabling marginal comments, reality checks, and tantalizing hints at what the committee couldn’t prove.
In committing to developing a new multilateral framework for the region, Washington has the chance to write a smaller, more effective, and more efficient role for the U.S. military in the Middle East.
Last week, senior TikTok executives held a private briefing to review the details of Project Texas and the contours of the national security agreement it is negotiating with the U.S. government.
Turkish President Erdoğan has thrown a giant wrench into Sweden's NATO membership bid after a protest outside the Turkish embassy in Stockholm. This, in turn, affects Finland's application to the alliance because Sweden and Finland applied to and intended to join the alliance concurrently.
Lawfare publisher David Priess sat down with Minna Ålander, research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, to talk about how we got here, about what Finnish leaders have been saying about these new developments, and about paths forward for Finland and NATO.
The unusual circumstances of the Jan. 6 attack make location data gleaned from the geofence warrant especially viable, according to Federal Judge Rudolph Contreras.
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The Fulton County District Attorney wants the special purpose grand jury’s supervising judge to keep its report under seal—at least for now.
Making sense of Finland’s shift away from a decades-long policy of military nonalignment.
If big data is a resource and therefore a potential target of armed conflict, what kinds of attacks justify an armed response and what are the rules governing such attacks?
Judge Robert McBurney of the Superior Court of Fulton County held a hearing on Tuesday to decide whether or not to release the Fulton County Special Grand Jury's report on 2020 election interference in Georgia. Lawfare's Fulton County correspondent Anna Bower was in the room live-blogging the matter, and Lawfare editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes caught up with her right after the hearing to talk it through.