The Fortnight that Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

Editor’s Note: Because of an error by Editor in Chief Benjamin Wittes, The Week That Was took an unscheduled vacation last week. This post thus covers the previous two weeks. Rohini Kurup and Benjamin Wittes asked if Jan. 6 was an intelligence failure, a police failure or both.  Victoria Gallegos shared a livestream of the […]

The Lawfare Podcast: Emily Bell on Journalism in the Platform Era

On this episode of Arbiters of Truth, the Lawfare Podcast’s miniseries on disinformation and misinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Emily Bell, the founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. Emily testified before Congress last week about the role of legacy media, and cable news in particular, […]

The Lawfare Podcast: January 6 Oversight with No Bull

On Wednesday, the Senate Homeland Security Committee and the Senate Rules Committee held their second hearing to examine the January 6 attack on the Capitol. What explains the delay in deploying National Guard troops? What reforms are the agencies planning to implement in order to better handle the threat posed by domestic extremist violence and […]

The Lawfare Podcast: Mom and Dad Talk Clinical Trials in a Pandemic

There has been a lot of confusion during the COVID-19 crisis about what counts as legitimate clinical evidence that a treatment really works. The president is endorsing unproven drug therapies based on anecdotal accounts. And while Lawfare is not a clinical trials or medical site, the subject of treating coronavirus cases certainly has become a […]

The Lawfare Podcast: Scott Anderson and Suzanne Maloney on Iran, WTF?

It’s getting ugly in the Persian Gulf: Iran allegedly attacks two oil tankers. It announces that it’s going to violate the JCPOA, the so-called Iran nuclear agreement. There’s talk of military strikes. Europe is edgy, and the Secretary of State is on Sunday talk shows being edgier still. Benjamin Wittes sat down with Suzanne Maloney […]

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