Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

By Lev Sugarman
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 4:16 PM

Attorney General Bill Barr told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) that the Justice Department would transmit Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report to Congress within weeks, but after the April 2 deadline set by the committee, the Washington Post reports.

A prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia told a federal judge that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury is “continuing robustly,” CNN details.

The U.K. Government Communications Headquarters issued a report warning of security risks to British telecom systems posed by Chinese conglomerate Huawei, according to the Post.

The Syrian military said Israel conducted airstrikes in an industrial zone of Aleppo, possibly targeting facilities linked to Iran, Reuters reports.

Facebook announced new policies blocking content supporting white nationalism and separatism, the BBC details.

ICYMI: Yesterday on Lawfare

Margaret Taylor unpacked the White House’s resistance to congressional oversight on the Trump administration’s security clearance policies.

Liron Libman discussed the distinction between civil unrest and armed conflict in light of the U.N. commission investigation of events on the Israel-Gaza border in 2018.

Jen Patja Howell shared a new episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Jack Goldsmith spoke to climate lawyer Sue Biniaz on the Paris Agreement and the fate of international climate policy.

Howell shared a new Rational Security episode featuring discussion of Barr’s summary of the Mueller report between Tamara Cofman Wittes, Shane Harris, Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes.

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