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Why Congress and the American people should support foreign, non-military aid
Alan Smith

In the United States today, there is a continuing need to explain to the American public what most of their elected representatives understand very well: It is critical to maintain non-military…

, Washingtion Post
Trump eyes executive order expanding power to block deals between U.S., foreign telecom firms
Media Coverage

From Washington Post:

“This is manifestly an abuse of the limited discretion the law gives the president” to respond to foreign economic threats, said Paul Rosenzweig, a homeland security…

, Orange County Register
Incendiary rhetoric won’t help the political situation in Mexico
Steven Greenhut

When Donald Trump lamented Canadian shoe smuggling during a recent speech to a small-business group, I thought of a farcical 1995 movie called “Canadian Bacon.” Its premise wasn’t much stranger…

Kevin Kosar – CNN Tonight with Don Lemon 6/12/18
Media Coverage

From CNN Tonight with Don Lemon:

Kevin Kosar appeared on CNN Tonight to discuss the White House video on North Korea from…

, Lawfare
The Lawfare Podcast: Soumaya Keynes and Megan Reiss on trade and national security under the Trump Administration
Media Coverage

From The Lawfare Podcast:

Megan Reiss spoke on the Lawfare Podcast with Soumaya Keynes, economics and trade correspondent at The Economist, and Shannon Mercer, Senior Editor at Lawfare, on the…

, Lawfare
Law and public intuition on the use of force, part 2: The threat of nuclear weapons
Megan Reiss

This post is the second in a multipart series. For an introduction to the survey discussed and the methodology employed, be sure to read our first post.
Our last post presented the key findings…

, Politico
How China acquires ‘the crown jewels’ of U.S. technology
Media Coverage

From Politico:
“I knew what was critical in 1958 — tanks, airplanes, avionics. Now, truthfully, everything is information. The world is about information, not about things,” said Paul…

, Lawfare
Law and public intuition on the use of force, part 1: An introduction
Megan Reiss

Tensions with North Korea have reinvigorated long-standing debates over when and how the United States should use military force. Legal experts have offered sometimes conflicting views on how…

, USA Today
FBI Director Chris Wray’s other mission: tending the bureau’s ‘brand’ after months of turmoil
Media Coverage

Cameron Smith cited in USA Today:
Trump has repeatedly directed his ire at the FBI and Justice Department, charging that the ongoing inquiry into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election was…

, Lawfare
The Lawfare Podcast: Toomas Ilves on the situation
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Before the American president took to Twitter, Estonia’s president, Toomas Ilves, had used the social media platform to communicate with his country. President Ilves was the head of state of…