Tag Archives: Lawfare

The Lawfare Podcast: Molly Reynolds and Margaret Taylor on National Security and the 116th Congress

It's a new year with a new Congress, and the Democrats now control the House of Representatives. But how will that change affect the state of play for national security legal issues? To find out, Benjamin Wittes spoke last Friday … Continue reading

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The Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition: The FBI’s Counterintelligence Investigation of Donald Trump

Benjamin Wittes talks to Carrie Cordero, Chuck Rosenberg, David Kris, Jack Goldsmith and Susan Hennessey about the New York Times's report that the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation of Donald Trump after the president fired Director James Comey in May … Continue reading

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The Fortnight That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

The recent discovery of the memorandum that William Barr, the president’s nominee for attorney general, sent the Justice Department in June criticizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged obstruction of justice has generated considerable debate about the merits of Barr’s … Continue reading

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The Lawfare Podcast: Ambassador David O'Sullivan on the US-EU Relationship

It's easy to spend all our time focusing on American domestic politics these days, but the rest of the world is not going away. Take the European Union, for example—our neighbors from across the pond, and one of the US's … Continue reading

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The Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition: Paul Manafort ‘Breaks’

On Friday, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort entered a plea agreement with the special counsel. To discuss what the news means for Manafort, the Mueller investigation, and President Trump, Benjamin Wittes spoke to former Obama White House counsel Bob Bauer, independent … Continue reading

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