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26 May 2018, 7:19 am by Rachel Bercovitz
Quinta Jurecic and Benjamin Wittes offered the backstory to the unprecedented outing of the FBI informant. [read post]
22 May 2018, 6:21 am by Hayley Evans
   Scott Anderson and Benjamin Wittes provided an update on their Freedom of Information Act request for the results of the FBI’s most recent “climate survey. [read post]
21 May 2018, 7:52 pm by Matthew Kahn
Bob Bauer, Jack Goldsmith and David Kris join Benjamin Wittes to discuss the sequence of events between the Justice Department, the FBI, the House intelligence committee and the White House over the last few days and the resolution arranged at the White House on Monday afternoon. [read post]
19 May 2018, 7:17 am by Rachel Bercovitz
” On Tuesday’s Lawfare podcast, Benjamin Wittes spoke with Amanda Tyler at the Hoover Book Soiree on her new book, “Habeas Corpus in Wartime: From the Tower of London to Guantanamo Bay. [read post]
18 May 2018, 1:11 pm by Quinta Jurecic
(Full disclosure: Protect Democracy is also representing Lawfare staff members Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey, and Scott Anderson in several matters, including matters under the Freedom of Information Act, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the Data Quality Act.) [read post]
17 May 2018, 3:32 pm by Matthew Kahn
Benjamin Wittes speaks to Buzzfeed reporter Anthony Cormier about his latest story, co-authored with Jason Leopold, about the negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Moscow. [read post]
15 May 2018, 1:12 pm by Jen Patja Howell
On Monday, Benjamin Wittes sat down with Tyler at the Hoover Book Soiree for a wide-ranging discussion of the history of habeas corpus, where its origins really lie in English law, and how it has changed over the years in the United States, from the Founding to modern cases of counterterrorism. [read post]
14 May 2018, 3:00 am by Rachel Bercovitz
Employment Announcements (More details on the Job Board) Associate Editor, Lawfare Note: The associate editor also serves as a research assistant for Benjamin Wittes at the Brookings Institution. [read post]
12 May 2018, 7:01 am by Rachel Bercovitz
On Tuesday’s Lawfare Podcast, Benjamin Wittes and the Washington Post's Shane Harris evaluated possible arguments in defense of and against Haspel’s confirmation. [read post]
11 May 2018, 9:30 pm by Dan Ernst
  Nicola Peart, University of Otago, on Ethel Benjamin, New Zealand’s first female barrister and solicitor. [read post]
11 May 2018, 4:30 pm by Matthew Kahn
Before a live audience at the Brookings Institution, Benjamin Wittes speaks to former FBI director and deputy attorney general James Comey. [read post]
10 May 2018, 1:28 pm by Stephen Rickard, Elisa Massimino
In his Tuesday post in support of Gina Haspel’s nomination to be director of the CIA, Benjamin Wittes wrote about “the insulation that Haspel stands to provide for the agency from a president hostile to the task of intelligence gathering and analysis. [read post]
9 May 2018, 10:06 am by Vanessa Sauter
Benjamin Wittes asserted his reserved support for Gina Haspel. [read post]
8 May 2018, 1:44 pm by Jen Patja Howell
Harris joins Benjamin Wittes to discuss the nomination, the cases for and against Haspel, and what we can expect when she faces the committee tomorrow. [read post]
8 May 2018, 12:13 pm by Hayley Evans
Benjamin Wittes announced that the FBI’s former general counsel, James Baker, was leaving the bureau and coming to Brookings and Lawfare. [read post]
Benjamin Wittes and Emma Kohse also discussed criticisms and advantages of the Google Surveys methodology at some length in this paper. [read post]
7 May 2018, 12:23 pm by Alex Potcovaru
Matthew Kahn posted the Lawfare Podcast featuring a conversation between Benjamin Wittes and North Korea experts Mira Rapp-Hooper and Steph Haggard on the upcoming summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. [read post]
7 May 2018, 8:04 am by Benjamin Wittes
Benjamin Wittes, senior fellow in Governance Studies and editor in chief of Lawfare, added, “I can think of no one more qualified than Jim Baker to contribute to Brookings’s ongoing efforts to analyze applications of artificial intelligence in law enforcement and national security and to inform smart cyber security policy. [read post]
5 May 2018, 10:30 am by Matthew Kahn
To understand what to expect, Benjamin Wittes spoke on Friday to North Korea experts Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior research scholar at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center, and Stephan Haggard, distinguished professor at the University of California-San Diego. [read post]