The Week That Was

The Week that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

By Christiana Wayne
Sunday, September 5, 2021, 5:19 PM

Natalie Orpett shared a job announcement for the Justice Department’s new Cyber Fellowship program.

Jan Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Lawfare Senior Editor Scott R. Anderson sat down with Oona Hathaway of Yale Law School and Matt Waxman of Columbia Law School to talk about reform of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force after Afghanistan:

Alex Zerden explained what is known about ISIS-K funding in Afghanistan.

Susan Landau discussed the implications of Apple’s new system for preventing the spread of child sexual abuse material that involves scanning the material of all those using certain apps.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Jack Goldsmith talked to national security reporter Spencer Ackerman about his new book, “Reign of Terror: How the 9/11 Era Destabilized America and Produced Trump”:

Dan Lips explained how Congress and the National Institute for Standards and Technology can help organizations better manage cyber risk.

Sam Cohen discussed Vice President Harris’s visit to southeast Asia, military exercises in the Indo-Pacific, Taiwan security and more in the latest installment of "Water Wars."

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Lawfare Managing Editor Jacob Schulz talked to Justin Sherman, fellow at Duke University's Technology Policy Lab, about data brokers and national security:

Jonathan Schroden debunked five myths about the Taliban’s new arsenal.

Peter Swire discussed the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit strategy for cross-border data flows.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which BuzzFeed News reporter Joe Bernstein talked to Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic about the disinformation industrial complex in this week’s installment of the "Arbiters of Truth" series:

Hayley Evans explained the importance of the United Kingdom’s Overseas Operations Act and command paper on Northern Ireland legacy.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Lawfare COO David Priess talked to Sue Gordon, former principal deputy director of national intelligence, and John McLaughlin, acting director of Central Intelligence and the deputy director during the George W. Bush presidency, about intelligence and the Afghanistan withdrawal:

Peter Margulies discussed the courts’ recent restoration of the “Remain in Mexico” immigration program.

Alix Desforges and Aude Géry explained France’s policy concerning public attribution of cyberattacks.

And Bryce Klehm posted a filing in a civil lawsuit involving Saudi Arabia in which Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines asserts state secrets privilege.

And that was the week that was.