The idea that the best defense is a good offense is a risky proposition—and there is little evidence that it is actually true.
What will the UAE take away from their intervention in Yemen now that they have decided to draw down?
Andrew Beck Grace and Chip Brantley are the creators of the NPR podcast audio documentary White Lies, which deals with the murder of Rev. James Reeb in Selma, Alabama, during the Civil Rights Era. The podcast is an incredible historical investigation of an episode that many people had forgotten, and resonates remarkably in contemporary discussions of domestic terrorism, white supremacist violence, and many other things we're still talking about today.
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For asylum seekers at the southern border, the new rule barring asylum for those who have passed through a third country will go into effect in Texas and New Mexico (which are not part of the Ninth Circuit), but not in California and Arizona (which are in the Ninth Circuit).
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Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California, who leads the House Intelligence Committee, has announced a bill to criminalize domestic terrorism. In a domestic analogue to 18 U.S.C.
Under international law, Denmark can’t sell it. And the people and government of Greenland have a say.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled on Friday that the injunction against the Trump administration's new asylum rule, which denies asylum to migrants who attempt to enter the U.S. along the southern border without first applying for asylum in a third country through which they traveled, is enforceable only within the Ninth Circuit. The order is available here and below.
The third column in a new series on security issues facing Canada.
Today, we released the fifth episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which tells the story Robert S. Mueller lays out in his famous 448-page document.
South Korea and Japan are tumbling into a historically charged economic-diplomatic war over a South Korean Supreme Court decision that ordered Japanese corporations to compensate Korean forced-labor victims from World War II.
That’s the surprising lesson from this year’s FBI Climate Survey—though the counterintelligence division is, in some ways, a notable exception.
A review of John Gans, "White House Warriors: How the National Security Council Transformed the American Way of War" (Liveright, 2019).
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The president has suggested that U.S. companies have an obligation to aid the U.S. government and avoid contracts with foreign countries. But U.S. companies have thrived abroad precisely because they have not been subject to this sort of techno-nationalist interference.
Susan and Shane are away, so Ben is hosting and he and Tamara are joined by special guests Scott Anderson and Quinta Jurecic. A Russian missile test accident kills scientists and raises questions. Hong Kong and Kashmir are both in crisis, and the United States shrugs. And the House of Representatives seems to have slouched towards impeachment.
Lawfare’s biweekly roundup of U.S.-China technology policy news.
A recent lawsuit claims the FBI is giving those who speak negatively about President Trump special punishment. We’re filing FOIA requests to find out if that’s true.