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For several decades, many American companies have shifted manufacturing to countries such as China and India. The idea was to integrate the global economy, allow various nations to focus on different sectors, and build global supply chains that used components from many different places. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in 2020, it wreaked havoc on this model. Shortages developed and strained companies’ ability to get the components needed for their products.
In the overwhelmingly liberal District of Columbia, Jan. 6 defendants have been convicted at high rates, challenging whether they are subjected to juries of their peers.
The Biden administration could provide categorical parole to Afghan Special Immigrant Visa applicants that have passed major screening requirements and allow them to come to the United States to finish their processing in safety.
The European Parliament recently voted to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group. The EU’s policy chief insists that such a move is not possible until a European court has taken judicial action against the IRGC. This is not the case.
For the last several days, Lawfare senior editor Roger Parloff has been in court covering the Proud Boys trial on a live blog on Lawfare. The trial took a two-day break the other day, so Lawfare editor-in-chief Benjamin Wittes sat down with Roger to catch up on what is proving to be a grueling presentation of evidence.
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 tenets 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.