A new paperback edition of Power Wars has systematic updates and revisions to the original hardcover version.
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Charlie Savage’s piece on the legal basis for the March 5 U.S. strike against an al Shabaab training camp, which allegedly killed 150 fighters, raises the intriguing question of whether the AUMF has been stretched yet again, this time to justify U.S. operations against al Shabaab as a whole.
According to a recently declassified Inspector General report, when the NSA conducts Internet surveillance pursuant to its Section 702 authority, companies are only required to hand over emails to, from, or about the NSA's foreign targets and not all data corssing their servers.
Back in November, The Hill reported that the White House is looking into increasing the transparency of the drone program before President Obama’s imminent departure from office:
The White House wants to reduce the secrecy surrounding lethal drone strikes and other counterterrorism efforts, with an eye on President Obama's legacy when he leaves office in 14 months.
Cully Stimson offers his take on Charlie Savage's Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency.
Have Presidents Denied the Constitutionality of the War Powers Resolution? Savage and Griffin Debate the Question
Just a quick note to draw attention to an interesting debate under way between Charlie Savage of the New York Times (and author of Power Wars) and Steve Griffin of Tulane (and author of L
Charlie Savage's new book, Power Wars, recounted in 100 tweets.
Our guest for episode 90 is Charlie Savage, New York Times reporter, talking about Power Wars, his monumental new book on the law and politics of terrorism in the Obama and Bush administrations.
Charlie Savage, New York Times national security reporter and author of the newly released book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, sits down with Lawfare’s Jack Goldsmith for a detailed discussion of the Obama administration’s national security legacy.