"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.
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. Among the contributors are Paul Rosenzweig, the founder of Red Branch Consulting, a homeland security consulting company; Wells C. Bennett, a Visiting Fellow in National Security Law at the Brookings Institution; Robert Chesney is a law professor at the University of Texas; Steve Vladeck is a professor of law and the associate dean for scholarship at American University Washington College of Law; Jack Goldsmith is a professor at Harvard Law School; Jane Chong is a law student at Yale; Clara Spera is a philosophy graduate student at the University of Cambridge; Laura Dean is a freelance journalist living and working in Egypt; Lauren Bateman and Sean Mirski are law students at Harvard University; and Raffaela Wakeman is a law student at Georgetown University. The blog's book review editor is American University law professor Kenneth Anderson.
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