The Week That Was

The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

By Emily Dai
Sunday, September 26, 2021, 6:59 PM

Caitlin O'Hara and Colin P. Clarke considered the long-term future of Afghanistan.

Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Alan Rozenshtein spoke with Seth Stoughton on the fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt during the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol:

Matthias C. Kettemann and Torben Klausa discussed how German law could provide clearer rules in content moderation practices.

Benjamin Wittes argued that Special Counsel John Durham’s case against Michael Sussmann is remarkably weak. He also joined Managing Editor Jacob Schulz and discussed the indictment of Michael Sussmann on Lawfare Live:

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Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which David Priess sat down with a group of civil-military relations experts to discuss controversial actions by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley:

Amit Dadon and Janna Ramdan covered the Moroccan government’s crackdown on Sahrawi activists.

Nicol Turner Lee posted this week’s TechTank episode covering remote learning options as schools reopen:

Stewart Baker shared the latest episode of the Cyberlaw Podcast, in which he interviewed Jordan Schneider to discuss recent Beijing tech policy, Michael Weiner to unpack FTC v. Facebook, Pete Jeydel to talk about Project Raven, and gave a series of shorter updates:

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast in which Molly Reynolds and Quinta Jurecic join Wittes to discuss the issues facing Congress:

Alicia Wanless wrote about the major changes within the field of influence operations and possible remedies to its challenges.

On this week’s episode of Rational Security, hosts Alan Rozenshtein, Quinta Jerecic and Scott R. Anderson sat down with Natalie Orpett to discuss AUKUS, the “Justice for J6 Rally” and Mark Milley’s controversial actions in the final days under Trump:

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast, in which Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Jeff Horwitz on a series of stories by the Wall Street Journal about Facebook’s failures to mitigate harms on its platform:

Raghav Ahooja and Torsha Sarkar covered internet regulations enacted by the Indian government that could have severe consequences.

Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast, in which David Priess sat down with Lavina Lee, senior lecturer at Macquarie University; Tanvi Madan, senior fellow and director of the India Project at the Brookings Institution; and Sheila Smith, senior fellow for Asia Pacific studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss the first-ever summit of the Quad:

Shayan Karbassi explained the naval nuclear propulsion portion of AUKUS, its operation and legal mechanisms and the controversy surrounding it.

Tanvi Madan discussed the impact AUKUS is likely to have on India’s strategy in the Indo-Pacific, and the questions and concerns raised by its rollout.

And Lawfare published two episodes of our new Lawfare No Bull podast, one featuring President Biden's speech to the United Nations General Assembly and the second featuring testimony before the Senate by FBI Director Christopher Wray, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas,and NCTC Director Christine Abizaid:

And that was the week that was.