Introducing a new framework for conceptualizing and categorizing ideologically complex extremists to aid detection, prevention, and deradicalization/disengagement efforts.
Earlier this month, officials from the government of Ethiopia and representatives from the Tigray People's Liberation Front agreed to halt the two-year conflict that has been rife with accusations of ethnic cleansing, sexual violence, and famine as a weapon of war. To discuss the current state of the conflict and the prospect of peace, Lawfare managing editor Tyler McBrien sat down with Alex de Waal, executive director of the World Peace Foundation and a research professor at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
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Synthetic biology is driving a manufacturing revolution, and policymakers are taking note.
Partisan polarization has brought the Age of Futile Impeachments into full blossom. Perhaps there is a better way to condemn a president’s actions.
The Lawfare Podcast: Karen Sokol and Chris Callahan on Climate Justice: The Interplay of Science, Law, and Policy
Over the weekend, the United Nations Climate Change Conference, or COP 27, went into overtime as nations came to an historic agreement to establish a loss and damage fund. This fund is meant to give resources to countries who have experienced the worst effects of climate change. Some like to think of it as climate reparations.
New innovations in biotechnology are driving rapid changes that will have far-reaching consequences. The United States and its partners need to be at the forefront of these advances.
Judge rules that, much like Newt Gingrich and Lindsey Graham, Michael Flynn cannot ignore a Fulton County grand jury subpoena.
Earlier today, in a surprise announcement, Attorney General Merrick Garland appointed a special counsel to lead two ongoing federal investigations of former president and now official 2024 presidential candidate Donald Trump. The special counsel, Jack Smith, is a longtime DOJ prosecutor and currently the chief Kosovo war crimes prosecutor in The Hague. He will take over the investigation into the retention of classified and government documents at Mar-a-lago, as well as the investigation into attempts to interfere with the lawful transfer of power after the 2020 election.
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What triggered the appointment of a special counsel, who is Jack Smith, and what, if anything, does this mean for the investigations into Donald Trump?
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that he has issued an order to appoint John (Jack) L. Smith to serve as special counsel for the Department of Justice to conduct two ongoing investigations related to former President Trump.
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In October, the Department of Defense released an unclassified version of the National Defense Strategy, the Nuclear Posture Review, and the Missile Defense Review, outlining four main defense priorities to strengthen deterrence.
The recent meeting of the International Counter Ransomware Initiative brought together representatives from over 30 countries and the private sector. It’s a good step in responding to different aspects of the ransomware threat, but the initiative seems to struggle to prevent future attacks.
Today, the U.S. military maintains around 800 bases in installations around the world with around 75 of those in Latin America, including perhaps its most notorious in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But it wasn't always this way.
David Priess sat down with Aaron Bateman to discuss early satellite technology, foreign satellite and anti-satellite activities, the Space Force, and more.
Extremist groups like the New Mexico Civil Guard are benefitting from iterative recruitment in online and offline spaces that bridge ideologies.
The recent incident in Poland offers an opportunity to clarify gray areas of the international legal stance related to the conditions surrounding an attack that can ultimately trigger Article 5.
American democracy might look healthier in light of last week's midterms, but there's still a lot of skepticism across the political spectrum about how it's doing. From the right, would-be authoritarians cast doubt on elections and on the very idea of liberal democracy. But even those who reject this authoritarian impulse are frequently uncomfortable with the messiness of democratic politics, instead preferring an anti-politics of technocratic decision-making.