Lawfare

Lawfare

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"The name Lawfare refers both to the use of law as a weapon of conflict and, perhaps more importantly, to the depressing reality that America remains at war with itself over the law governing its warfare with others." Posts cover subjects such as cybersecurity, international law as it relates to U.S. military operations, and anti-terrorism legislation from nations around the world. Bloggers Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey also co-host The Lawfare Podcast.

Author: The blog's editor-in-chief is Benjamin Wittes, a senior fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, where he co-directs the Harvard Law School-Brookings Project on Law and Security. The blog's other founding editors are University of Texas School of Law professor Robert Chesney and Harvard Law School professor Jack Goldsmith. The blog's executive editor is Susan Hennessey, a fellow in national security aw at the Brookings Institution; the blog's managing editor is Shannon Togawa Mercer, a national security and law associate at the Hoover Institution.

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