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New Issue of Harvard National Security Journal

The Harvard National Security Journal's fall issue, published earlier this week, may be of interest to Lawfare readers.

Ashley Deeks of UVa Law School (and Lawfare) argues that intelligence agencies restrain how foreign peer agencies conduct their work and view their legal obligations. These constraints, she maintains, are likely to grow in the future and might complement traditional public oversight and increase rights protections.

Climate Change and Security

Large-Scale Geoengineering and Threats to National Security

In light of the scientific consensus that substantial increases in atmospheric CO2 will inevitably lead to solar-driven global warming, the nations of the world are seeking to obtain agreement on proposals to reduce the amount of CO2 that their economies produce.  A variety of reports, both government and nongovernment, have underscored the national security threats associated with cli

National Security Strategy

Pentagon Releases New National Military Strategy

Yesterday, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey unveiled the the Pentagon's new 2015 National Military Strategy. Revising the 2011 National Military Strategy, General Dempsey indicated that the security landscape the United States faces is dramatically different than four years ago.

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