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Portions of President Donald Trump's first address to Congress of interest to Lawfare readers.
In his final address, Obama boasted that the world looks to the US to lead on “every important international issue." Indeed, for years, Syrians have called for US help. So why has the "most powerful nation on Earth" turned it's back?
The State of the Union was as remarkable for what was missing, as what the President actually said. Three issues were striking by their absence – cybersecurity, surveillance, and encryption.
With an eye towards the national security sections of the speech, we’ve selected the parts we think are most relevant to Lawfare readers, organizing them by subject matter.