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The National Security Law Podcast: This Podcast Is Invoking 'P'!

This is our second lockdown episode, simulcast as a Zoom-based video! If you didn’t believe us before about our commitment to production authenticity, well you will if you watch the video version! You should be able to download it here.

Happily, we are joined this week by Prof. Jen Daskal from American University’s Washington College of Law. Jen is our first two-time guest on the show (our first live event was with her students at American last year)! Tune in for discussions of:

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The Lawfare Podcast: Coronavirus Around the World

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads across the globe, it can be difficult to keep track of how the virus has spread and how different countries have responded. So, this week we are doing something a little bit different. We are bringing you dispatches about how nine different countries are handling the COVID-19 outbreak. Jacob Schulz spoke with experts about the situations in Poland, Spain, South Korea, Italy, Russia, South Africa, Iran, China, and Great Britain. You will hear from journalists, Brookings experts, a former CIA officer, and a Member of European Parliament, among others.

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The Lawfare Podcast Bonus Edition: How the State Department and the Defense Department are Responding to the Covid-19 Pandemic

On this bonus edition of the Lawfare Podcast, we have combined two conversations about about how the Department of State and the Department of Defense are responding to the Covid-19 pandemic, including the impact on the workforce of these agencies, their efforts to assist and protect Americans abroad and domestically, and the broader national security and foreign policy consequences for the United States. Margaret Taylor sat down virtually with Robbie Gramer, the diplomacy and national security reporter at Foreign Policy magazine covering the State Department.

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The Lawfare Podcast: Baybars Örsek on Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fact-Checking

On this episode of Lawfare's Arbiters of Truth series on disinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Baybars Örsek, the Director of the International Fact-Checking Network at the Poynter Institute. Fact-checking has become newly prominent in recent years, as fact-checkers work to counter surges of online disinformation and misinformation. And it’s more important than ever right now in the middle of a pandemic, when incorrect information circulating online has immediate consequences for people’s health.

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ChinaTalk: Sinocism's Bill Bishop on the Politics of Coronavirus

Bill Bishop, author of the Sinocism Newsletter, comes on the show to discuss the new low in U.S.-China relations. We start off talking about what China's response to coronavirus has taught us about the CCP, and then go into the deeper forces behind why the Chinese government has started to blame America for creating the virus.

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Rational Security: The 'Flatten the Curve' Edition

It took weeks for administration officials to persuade Donald Trump that the coronavirus posed a significant threat to the United States. Did those delays hinder the fight against the virus? The coronavirus may pose a threat to democratic values, as governments deploy aggressive surveillance to combat the pandemic. And there are shakeups in the senior ranks of U.S. counterterrorism.

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The Lawfare Podcast Shorts: How Do You Spy When the World is Shut Down?

Like a marriage, a healthy relationship between an intelligence officer and an asset usually features ample attention and extensive energy. And of course, a lot of time spent with one another. But how do intelligence officers have the necessary face-to face-meetings when going outside is all but forbidden? What about conducting surveillance detection or servicing dead drops on empty streets in the coronavirus era?

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The Lawfare Podcast: Freedom House on 'Freedom in the World'

As we witness democratic backsliding around the world, Lawfare is releasing a two-part podcast series on the state of global democracy. In the first segment, Benjamin Wittes interviewed Alina Polyakova and Torrey Taussig about “The Democracy Playbook” and strategies for fighting illiberal political movements.

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The National Security Law Podcast: This Podcast Is Zoom-y!

We may be on home lockdown, but that didn’t stop us from recording! Thanks to the magic of Zoom, we gathered online to record this episode, and just for kicks we recorded the video while we were at it. So, if you ever wondered what sort of faces we make at each other while recording, well, now’s your chance. We’ll put the link for the video out, via the NSL Podcast twitter feed (@nslpodcast). Enjoy!

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