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18 Feb 2017, 4:37 am by Jordan Brunner
The Rational Security gang saw Flynn’s downfall coming, and recorded the “Out Like Flynn” Edition, which Benjamin Wittes posted. [read post]
16 Feb 2017, 12:21 pm by Jordan Brunner
Benjamin Wittes highlighted another instance of President Trump tweeting about an article that he most likely didn’t read. [read post]
11 Feb 2017, 4:53 am by Jordan Brunner
Benjamin Wittes posted the Rational Security podcast: The “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” Edition, complete with an amusing photo of Susan Hennessey and a delicious taco bowl. [read post]
10 Feb 2017, 10:20 am by Jordan Brunner
” (Later, he also selectively misquoted Benjamin Wittes’s review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision.) [read post]
6 Feb 2017, 11:19 am by Jordan Brunner
Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey assured those concerned that Rick Ledgett’s retirement from the NSA was not a political protest. [read post]
4 Feb 2017, 5:33 am by Jordan Brunner
Jack Goldsmith shared his thoughts on why Yates’ reasons for not enforcing Trump’s refugee ban were weak and unpersuasive, and Benjamin Wittes argued that Yates should have resigned rather than refuse to enforce the order. [read post]
31 Jan 2017, 10:54 am by Jordan Brunner
  ICYMI: Yesterday, on Lawfare Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey, and Quinta Jurecic provided the full text of the draft State Department dissent channel memo on President Trump’s refugee and visa executive order. [read post]
30 Jan 2017, 11:15 am by Jordan Brunner
  Ben and Susan Hennessey explained that donations to Lawfare of up to $5,000 will be matched by a generous donor. [read post]
28 Jan 2017, 6:18 am by Jordan Brunner
Quinta Jurecic flagged the video and transcript of Trump’s speech and the various reactions to it, and Benjamin Wittes expressed curiosity as to why the White House characterized the political opinions of apolitical career CIA employees after the speech. [read post]
21 Jan 2017, 7:00 am by Jordan Brunner
As Friday neared, President Obama chose as one of his last acts the commutation of her sentence, which Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey praised, and from which Paul Rosenzweig dissented. [read post]
18 Jan 2017, 9:46 am by Jordan Brunner, Quinta Jurecic
Benjamin Wittes presented six thoughts in defense of FBI Director James Comey. [read post]
14 Jan 2017, 6:08 am by Quinta Jurecic
Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey, and Quinta Jurecic laid out their point of view on the documents and why Lawfare chose not to publish them. [read post]
12 Jan 2017, 1:30 pm by Helen Klein Murillo
Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes renewed their call for the Obama Administration to pardon Chelsea Manning. [read post]
11 Jan 2017, 12:45 pm by Helen Klein Murillo
Susan Hennessey argued that federal ethics law and policy serve national security interests. [read post]
7 Jan 2017, 10:30 am by Quinta Jurecic
" In that spirit, Benjamin Wittes brought Lawfare managing editor Susan Hennessey and former GCHQ information security specialist Matt Tait on the podcast to discuss evidence of Russian attempts to influence the presidential election and Trump's baffling response. [read post]
7 Jan 2017, 7:32 am by Quinta Jurecic
Danielle Citron and Benjamin Wittes suggested a system of “follow buddies and block buddies” to improve civility and privacy on Twitter. [read post]
3 Jan 2017, 9:28 am by Quinta Jurecic
Benjamin Wittes alerted us that a federal judge ordered the SSCI report to be preserved under seal with the D.C. [read post]
24 Dec 2016, 7:00 am by Quinta Jurecic
" And the usual suspects discussed the seizure on Rational Security: Writing from Jerusalem, Benjamin Wittes and Paul Rosenzweig argued that Donald Trump’s controversial pick for ambassador to Israel, who is a settlement enthusiast who has expressed the desire to relocate the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, poses a serious danger to the region. [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]
13 Dec 2016, 11:43 am by Quinta Jurecic
Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes argued that the appointment of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State would do little to deter Russian aggression. [read post]