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24 Sep 2019, 3:38 pm by Gordon Ahl
ICYMI: Yesterday on Lawfare Jacob Shulz shared a special edition of The Lawfare Podcast, in which Susan Hennessey, David Kris, Bob Litt, Margaret Taylor and Benjamin Wittes sought to make sense of Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine and the whistleblower complaint. [read post]
10 Dec 2016, 6:42 am by Quinta Jurecic
Benjamin Wittes provided his thoughts on the report, and Chris Mirasola and Helen Klein Murillo gave us a detailed summary of the document itself. [read post]
14 Jul 2017, 12:22 pm by Alex Potcovaru
  ICYMI: Yesterday, on Lawfare Benjamin Wittes posted the Rational Security podcast. [read post]
11 Jan 2021, 10:35 am by Jacob Schulz
Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes note in their book on Trump that political scientists, “have long treated the power to speak as an important feature of presidential power. [read post]
17 Jan 2021, 9:28 am by Tia Sewell
Benjamin Wittes argued that while the bipartisan impeachment is an important and necessary step, there are many problems it does not solve. [read post]
28 Apr 2018, 4:02 am by Matthew Kahn
For the Lawfare Podcast, Susan Hennessey spoke to Bobby Chesney and Scott Anderson about the new draft AUMF in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. [read post]
15 Jun 2019, 6:01 am by Vishnu Kannan
On Wednesday, Jen Patja Howell shared the latest episode of Rational Security, a conversation with Tamara Cofman Wittes, Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes and Sophia Yan on protests in Hong Kong, Kamala Harris’s comments on indicting Trump, and Pete Buttigieg’s foreign policy speech: Benjamin Wittes urged Democrats to stop urging the prosecution of Trump for obstruction of justice and offered an alternative… [read post]
17 Sep 2020, 1:16 pm by Anna Salvatore
” Shane Harris, Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes and Tamara Cofman Wittes discussed the recent Washington Post story about a pro-Trump organization running a troll farm. [read post]
14 Apr 2018, 5:51 am by William Ford
Susan Hennessey, Matthew Kahn, and Benjamin Wittes offered six takeaways from the president’s threats to remove Rosenstein. [read post]
5 Jan 2019, 5:22 am by William Ford
Shane Harris, Susan Hennessey, Benjamin Wittes, and Tamara Cofman Wittes discussed how the new Congress and a new Cabinet might confront major national security challenges in 2019 on this week’s Rational Security: The “New Year New You” Edition: On Jan. 1, 2019, Defense Secretary James Mattis departed the Pentagon and was replaced on an acting basis by his deputy, Patrick Shanahan. [read post]
19 Oct 2017, 11:02 am by Peter Swire, Richard Clarke
Lawfare editors Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes recently criticized efforts to reform Section 702 of FISA before it expires at the end of 2017. [read post]
3 Nov 2020, 7:23 am by Anna Salvatore, Tia Sewell
Anderson, Susan Hennessey and Quinta Jurecic wrote that the president’s dealings with a Turkish bank should be taken more seriously. [read post]
17 Dec 2016, 8:04 am by Quinta Jurecic
Tillerson also featured prominently in this week’s episode of Rational Security, in which the crew brought on special guest Thomas Rid to talk about the DNC hack: Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes argued that, given Tillerson’s close connections with Russia, his nomination is deeply disturbing in context of Trump’s unwillingness to take seriously the intelligence community’s reports of Russian meddling in the presidential election. [read post]
10 Aug 2017, 7:58 am by Rachel Bercovitz
  ICYMI: Yesterday, on Lawfare Benjamin Wittes drew parallels between L’Affaire Russe and the new Netflix documentary Icarus. [read post]
19 Oct 2019, 4:48 am by Gordon Ahl
Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes posted part twelve of The Report, Lawfare’s podcast recounting the story of the Mueller Report. [read post]
4 Jul 2020, 8:25 am by Matt Gluck, Tia Sewell
Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of the Lawfare Podcast featuring a discussion with Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes, Scott Anderson, Susan Hennessey and David Priess, along with Alina Polyakova, president and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis, on the Russian bounties on American soldiers in Afghanistan: Aditi Shah explained the Supreme Court’s decision in Department of Homeland Security v. [read post]
8 Oct 2017, 11:00 am by Shibley Telhami
Benjamin Wittes highlighted the importance of developing common vocabulary to describe them; Jane Chong stressed the consequences, including legal ones, of President Obama labeling the Boston Marathon bombings terrorism but not the Charleston shootings; and Susan Hennessey spoke particularly of the legal logic in categorizing terrorism. [read post]
25 Feb 2017, 7:00 am by Jordan Brunner
Ben and Susan Hennessey provided thoughts and comments on a message they received from a group of Foreign Service officers about Trump’s refugee ban and their obligations to the interagency process and in implementing potentially faulty executive orders. [read post]
10 Nov 2020, 10:00 am by Anna Salvatore, Tia Sewell
Benjamin Wittes spoke with Scott R. [read post]
11 May 2017, 8:14 am by Daphna Renan, David Pozen
Yet this is the process that Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Rod Rosenstein effectively bypassed in a conclusory and rushed-out memorandum for the Attorney General—a memorandum that, as Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey have noted, reads like an op-ed and that, as Bob Bauer observes, raises more questions than it answers. [read post]