The foreign-to-foreign communications exemption to FISA is not especially "edgy" and not especially "secret."
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Earlier this week, Time magazine published reviews of Charlie Savage's new book, Power Wars, by me and former Obama White House Counsel Bob Bauer. As I read it, "the story strongly implies that mainstream American politics don’t support fundamental rethinking of counterterrorism policies.
Understanding the Deeper History of FISA and 702: Charlie Savage's Power Wars on Fiber Optic Cables and Transit Authority
In this post, I want to focus on a narrow slice of Charlie Savage's much-anticipated book Power Wars (published today...go ahead, order it now!), one that might not generate as much attention as the material covering more recent national security law episodes.
Invitation to the Hoover Book Soiree: Charlie Savage on "Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency"
The second in a series of our book soirees at the Hoover Institution's Washington Office will take place next Tuesday, November 10, when Jack interviews Charlie Savage about his new book, Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency
I was delighted to participate the other day in the first of a new monthly series of Hoover Institution book soirees. This series involves cocktail-hour interviews with the authors of important new national security-oriented books at Hoover's beautiful Washington offices. Jack and I will be conducting the interviews, and the Lawfare Podcast will be carrying the discussion.
The first event, which took place Wednesday, featured my Brookings colleague Will McCants and Joby Warrick of the Washington Post, discussing their important new books on ISIS.
On Wednesday, SDNY Judge J. Paul Oetken ruled on the New York Times’ and DOJ’s cross-motions for summary judgment in a FOIA suit seeking documents related to federal prosecutor John Durham’s 2008 to 2012 investigation of the CIA’s detainee interrogation program.
I have been consumed for the past week with Lawfare’s relaunch, but I have not forgotten that I promised to address Charlie Savage’s response to my critique of his recent story on NSA cybers
Our guest for Episode 70 of the Cyberlaw Podcast is Dan Kaminsky, a famous cybersecurity researcher who found and helped fix a DNS security flaw.
A kerfuffle broke out here at Lawfare last week over the significance of the new tranche of Snowden-procured documents released on Thursday.