Opinion Pieces

What if the House Held Impeachment Proceedings and Nobody Noticed?
NSI Visiting Fellow David Priess
August 12, 2019, Lawfare

 

Preliminary Observations on the Utility of Measuring Cybersecurity
NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
August 6, 2019, Lawfare

 

More CVE for White People: The Radicalization Process Revisited
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 6, 2019, Lawfare

 

New York Amends Its Data Security Breach Notification Law, Enhancing the State’s Cybersecurity Framework
NSI Visiting fellow Adam Golodner
August 2, 2019, Arnold & Porter

 

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation: July Update
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 2, 2019, Lawfare

 

Cooperative Cybersecurity protection for large-scale infrastructure
NSI Advisory Board member Keith Alexander
July 30, 2019, SC Magazine

 

The Missing Debate about Afghanistan
NSI Visiting Fellow Joshua Huminski
July 30, 2019, Defense One

 

National security rocket launches require stronger federal strategy
NSI Visiting Fellow Joshua Huminski
July 29, 2019, The Hill

 

What does 2020 mean for foreign aid?
NSI Senior Fellow Lester Munson
July 25, 2019, Brookings Institute

 

Mueller’s Testimony: The Baton Passes to Congress
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin wittes, NSI Visiting Fellow David Priess, Scott R. Anderson, Hadley Baker, Mikhaila Fogel, Susan Hennessey, Quinta Jurecic, Vishnu Kannan, Eugenia Lostri, and Margaret Taylor
July 24, 2019, Lawfare

 

Calm Before The Storm? What We Can Learn From The Slow Start To Helms-Burton Cases
NSI Advisory Board member John Bellinger III, John Barker, Tal Machnes, Tom Mcsorley, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick
July 18, 2019, Mondaq

 

Europe’s Iranian dilemma
NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
July 15, 2019, Washington Times

 

United States: Disinformation is harming businesses. Here are 6 Ways To Fight It
NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew Ferraro
July 8, 2019, CNN

 

Europe Must Reckon With Its Bad Investment in Iran
NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
July 3, 2019, Real Clear World

 

Back to Basics in Cyber Amid Recent Warnings
NSI Founder and Executive Director Jamil N. Jaffer
June 27, 2019, The Cipher Brief

 

The Democrats’ Small-Ball Debate Is a Recipe for Failure Against Trump
NSI Visiting Fellow Lauren Claffey
June 27, 2019, OZY

 

On China: We Won’t Be Fooled Again
NSI Senior Fellow Andrea Limbago and NSI Fellow Andy Keiser
June 27, 2019, Real Clear Defense

 

Not All Drones Are Created Equal
NSI Advisory Board Member Amy Zegart
June 21, 2019, The Atlantic

 

Foreign investors are watching for CFIUS negative or positive list
NSI Visiting Fellow David Hanke
June 21, 2019, International Law Office

 

Want to Shrink Government? Invest in Making Congress Smarter
NSI Visiting Fellow Zach Graves and Kevin R. Kosar
June 13, 2019, Real Clear Policy

 

Memo to Democrats: Stop Talking About Prosecuting Trump
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
June 12, 2019, Lawfare

 

Protecting our critical infrastructure in the digital age
NSI Advisory Board member Dave Weinstein
June 9, 2019, The Hill

 

Decades of Being Wrong About China Should Teach Us Something
NSI Advisory Board member Amy Zegart
June 8, 2019, The Atlantic

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: May 2019
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
June 6, 2019, Lawfare

 

A Modest Proposal for Preventing Election Interference in 2020
NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
June 4, 2019, Lawfare

 

Jared, Call the FBI
NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
June 3, 2019, Lawfare

 

Trump’s Defiance of the Rule of Law
NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
June 3, 2019, The Atlantic

 

Robert Mueller’s Sense of Duty Illuminates His Tough Choices
NSI Visiting Fellow David Priess
May 30, 2019, Lawfare 

 

Should private companies be drafted in the cyber war?
NSI Fellow Bryson Bort and NSI Visiting Fellow Loren Dealy Mahler
May 30, 2019, The Hill

 

Mueller Bows Out: What Does Congress Do Now?
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 29, 2019, Lawfare

 

Reflections on the President’s Delegation of Declassification Authority to the Attorney General
NSI Advisory Board members Benjamin Wittes and David Kris
May 28, 2019, Lawfare

 

Stop demonizing encryption
NSI Senior Fellow Andrea Limbago
May 28, 2019, Cyberscoop

 

Come Work At Lawfare!
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 18, 2019, Lawfare

 

Analytic Superiority, Public-Private Cooperation and the Future of U.S. Foreign Intelligence
NSI Advisory Board member David Kris
May 17, 2019, Lawfare

 

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation: May Update
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 16, 2019, Lawfare

 

Iran’s coming response: Increased terrorism and cyberattacks
NSI Advisory Board member Keith Alexander & NSI Founder and Executive Director Jamil N. Jaffer
May 15, 2019, The Hill

 

In Defense of Mueller’s Obstruction Theory: A Reply to Jack Goldsmith
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 12, 2019, Lawfare

 

Countering a Resurgent Russia
NSI Advisory Board member Jack Keane
May 5, 2019, The Cipher Brief

 

Michael Hayden: Surviving a Stroke
NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
May 2, 2019, CNN

 

The Catastrophic Performance
NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 2, 2019, The Atlantic

 

What Mueller Got Right

NSI Advisory Board Member Michael Hayden & NSI Visiting Fellow David Priess
April 24, 2019, Lawfare

 

The Social Media Side of the Terrorist Threat

NSI Advisory Board Member Farah Pandith
April 24, 2019, The Cipher Brief

 

Cybersecurity and the Mueller Report

NSI Advisory Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April 23, 2019, R Street

 

The Data Minefield

NSI Advisory Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April, 21, 2019, R Street 

 

Mueller Has Protected Trump and Hurt the Country

NSI Advisory Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April 18, 2019, The Atlantic

 

The U.S. Must Treat China as a National Security Threat to 5G Networks

NSI Visiting Fellow Klon Kitchen
April 16, 2019, The Heritage Foundation

 

Commentary: ‘Spying’ allegation undermines Barr’s credibility

NSI Advisory Board Member David Kris
April 16, 2019, The Post and Courier

 

The high cost of William Barr’s spying allegations

NSI Advisory Board Member David Kris and Michael Morell
April 16, 2019, The Washington Post

 

Take More Care: Did the President Tell Subordinates to Violate the Law?

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes & Quinta Jurecic
April 13, 2019, Lawfare

 

Bill Barr’s Low Moment

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes
April 10, 2019, Lawfare

 

Memo to the Press: How Not to Screw Up on the Mueller Report

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes & Quinta Jurecic
April 10, 2019, Lawfare

 

A Secretary for Cyber Homeland Security

NSI Visiting Fellow Sam Curry
April 10, 2019, IN Homeland Security

 

Joe Whitley: Senate Should Confirm Jeffrey Rosen as Deputy Attorney General

NSI Advisory Board Member Joe Whitley
April 10, 2019, Fox News 

 

This is How Republicans Can Close the Gender Gap

NSI Visiting Fellow Lauren Claffey
April 4, 2019, Ozy

 

AI And ML: Greatest Hype Or Hope?

NSI Visiting Fellow Sam Curry
April 2, 2019, Forbes 

 

How We Know the North Korean Embassy Break-In Wasn’t the Work of the CIA

NSI Advisory Board Member Stewart Baker
April 1, 2019, Lawfare

 

Bill Barr Has Promised Transparency. He Deserves the Chance to Deliver.

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes
April 1, 2019, The Atlantic

 

Confidence in Mueller’s Investigation Soars After Barr Letter

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes
April 1, 2019, Lawfare

 

Data Privacy Manifestos: Competitive Advantage or the Start of Something Bigger?

NSI Advisory Board Member Dr. Andrea Little Limbago
March 26, 2019, Dark Reading

 

Unpacking the Obstruction of Justice Mystery in the Barr Letter

NSI Advisory Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
March 26, 2019, Lawfare

 

Extremism Is Riyadh’s Top Export

NSI Advisory Board Member Farah Pandith
March 24, 2019, Foreign Policy

 

The Nexus of Information Security and Data Privacy: Why Focusing on Both Can Keep Us Safer

NSI Senior Fellow Dr. Andrea Little Limbago
March 22, 2019, CPO Magazine

 

Very Quick Thoughts on the End of the Mueller Investigation

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes
March 22, 2019, Lawfare

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: February 2019

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes
March 20, 2019, Lawfare

 

The Cyberlaw Podcast: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: Russia and China Revamp Their Military Technologies

NSI Advisory Board Member Stewart Baker
March 19, 2019, Lawfare

 

The Battle Against Extremism: Assessment and Prescriptions

NSI Advisory Board Members Farah Pandith and Juan Zarate
March 19, 2019, The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

 

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery?

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
March 18, 2019, Reason

 

The Chinese Dragon is a Hydra 

NSI Fellow Bryson Bort
March 14, 2019, Real Clear Defense 

 

Environmental Deconfliction 2019: The National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2019

NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew Ferraro
March 13, 2019, JDSUPRA

 

What Emergency? 

NSI Advisory Board Members Michael Hayden and Matthew Olsen
March 13, 2019, Politico Magazine

 

Regaining the Technological Edge: Authoritarians, Democracies, IT Innovation’s Future

NSI Senior Fellow Dr. Andrea Little Limbago
March 8, 2019, Military Cyber Affairs

 

Protecting Sovereignty of U.S. Telecommunications Backbone

NSI Visiting Fellow Thomas Donahue
March 4, 2019, The Cipher Brief 

 

Trump Can Give Anyone He Wants a Security Clearance — But Congress Can Ask Why

NSI Visiting Fellow David Priess
March 2, 2019, Washington Post 

 

Hanoi Summit: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
February 28, 2019, National Security Institute

 

The New Contours of Cyber Conflict

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
February 27, 2019, Lawfare 

 

The Cohen of Silence Breaks: What to Make of Wednesday’s Testimony

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes, Mikhaila Fogel, Quinta Jurecic, Matthew Kahn, and Margaret Taylor
February 27, 2019, Lawfare 

 

The Cyberlaw Podcast: Executive Orders and Alien Abductions

NSI Advisory Board Member Stewart Baker
February 19, 2019, Lawfare

 

New Global Declaration of Democratic Principles

NSI Advisory Board Member John Bellinger
February 16, 2019, Lawfare

 

National Emergency Declaration: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
February 15, 2019, National Security Institute

 

Does the Data President Trump Cited at His Emergency Announcement Even Exist?

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes and Scott R. Anderson
February 15, 2019, Lawfare

 

2018 Department of Defense Artificial Intelligence Strategy: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
February 13, 2019, National Security Institute

Rearranging the Cyber Deck Chairs

NSI Advisory Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 12, 2019, Lawfare

 

The Much-Heralded End of the Mueller Investigation

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes and Mikhaila Fogel
February 12, 2019, The Atlantic

 

Questions for the Justice Department on Cohen and Whitaker

NSI Advisory Board Member Benjamin Wittes and Scott R. Anderson
February 11, 2019, Lawfare

 

“Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence” Executive Order: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder, Fellows, and Staff
February 11, 2019, National Security Institute

 

Quantum science breakthroughs could change face of national security

NSI Visiting Fellow Klon Kitchen
February 11, 2019, The Washington Times 

 

Fake News threatens our Businesses, not just our Politics

NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew Ferraro and Jason Chipman
February 8, 2019, The Washington Post

 

Tech Alone Is Not Enough To Fight Financial Crime. Here’s Why.

NSI Advisory Board member Julie Myers Wood
February 7, 2019, Forbes 

 

State of the Union 2019: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
February 6, 2019, National Security Institute

 

INF Treaty Withdrawal: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
February 2, 2019, National Security Institute

 

What an Old Watergate Document Can Teach the House Judiciary Committee

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 31, 2019, Lawfare 

 

‘Get Me Roger Stone’: What to Make of the ‘Dirty Trickster’s’ Indictment

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 25, 2019, Lawfare 

 

2019 National Intelligence Strategy: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
January 23, 2019, National Security Institute

 

Republicans Used to Care About Obstruction of Justice

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 19, 2019, The Atlantic 

 

Michael Hayden and Neal Katyal: The House should investigate impeaching Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
January 18, 2019, The Washington Post 

 

The Latest Revelation From BuzzFeed News: Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 18, 2019, Lawfare 

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: December 2018

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 17, 2019, Lawfare 

 

The Real Significance of the FBI’s Probe Into Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 16, 2019, The Atlantic 

 

Lessons from Watergate: What the Senate Judiciary Committee Should Ask Bill Barr

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 14, 2019, Lawfare 

 

The Inspector General Should Review the FBI Counterintelligence Probe into Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
January 14, 2019, Lawfare 

 

Kaspersky Helps the NSA

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 14, 2019, Lawfare 

 

Why the FBI’s Investigation Into the President Was Unavoidable

NSI Advisory Board member David Kris
January 12, 2019, Lawfare 

 

How Robert Mueller Can Write a Report the Justice Department Cannot Suppress

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 10, 2019, Lawfare 

 

So How Big a Deal Are Those Manafort Disclosures?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 9, 2019, Lawfare

 

Case Closed: The Justice Department Won’t Stand Behind Its Report on Immigrants and Terrorism

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 7, 2019, Lawfare 

 

Chinese Hacking Indictments: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
December 20, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Syria Troop Withdrawal: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
December 20, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: November 2018

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 14, 2018, Lawfare 

 

2019 Security Threats? Expect Iranian ‘Kittens’ to Follow the Money

NSI Visiting Fellow Dmitri Alperovitch
December 13, 2018, ZDNet

 

The Growing Gulf Between Silicon Valley is a National-Security Threat

NSI Advisory Board member Amy Zegart
December 13, 2018, The Atlantic

 

As Good an Attorney General as We’re Likely to Get

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 9, 2018, The Atlantic

 

How Khashoggi’s Murder could Reset expectations for US-Saudi Ties

NSI Advisory Board member Farrah Pandith
December 4, 2018, Axios

 

Mueller is Laying Siege to the Trump Presidency

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 4, 2018, The Atlantic

 

What a Judge Should ask Muller about Trump’s Tweet

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 3, 2018, Lawfare

 

Nobody Trolls like the Russians

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
December 3, 2018, Reason

 

How to Read Michael Cohen’s Latest Plea and It’s Revelations about the Trump Organizations

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 29, 2018, Lawfare

 

Road Map: Building a More Resilient Internet

NSI Visiting Fellow Diane Rinaldo
November 29, 2018, NTIA

 

War Against Wildfires a New Priority for House Armed Services Committee

NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew Ferraro
November 29, 2018, The Hill

 

A Statement of Thanks from General Michael Hayden 

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
November 28, 2018, The Cipher Brief

 

Baker’s Law of Evil Technology 

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
November 28, 2018, Reason

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: What Have we Learned So Far?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 23, 2018, Lawfare

 

A New Lawsuit Against Whitaker’s Appointment is a Brushback Pitch

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 21, 2018, Lawfare

 

The Latest Khassoggi Link Violates Important Norms

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
November 17, 2018, Lawfare

 

Is International internet Regulation Just Ahead?

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
November 15, 2018, Lawfare

 

An announcement: David Priess Becomes Chief Operation Officer of the Lawfare Institute

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 14, 2018, Lawfare

 

DoD and the Cloud: Moving Out Bureaucracy to Focus on National Security

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and NSI Advisory Board Member Keith Alexander
November 14, 2018, RealClear Defense

 

DoD and the Cloud: Moving Out Bureaucracy to Focus on National Security

NSI Advisory Board member Keith Alexander and NSI Founder & Executive Director Jamil Jaffer
November 13, 2018, Real Clear Defense

 

Ministry of Silly Talks

NSI Advisory Board members Stewart Baker and David Kris
November 13, 2018, Reason

 

General Michael Hayden: ‘The Cyber Cavalry ain’t Coming’

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
November 12, 2018, The Cypher Brief

 

It Probably Too Late to Stop Mueller

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 9, 2018, The Atlantic

 

Lisa Monaco and Ken Wainstein: We Need to Declare War on Domestic Terrorism

NSI Advisory Board members Lisa Monaco and Kenneth Wainstein
November 6, 2018, Winston Salem Journal

 

The Death of Cyber Utopia

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
November 6, 2018, Lawfare

 

Foreign Governments Will not Hack the Election

NSI advisory Board member Stewart Baker
November 5, 2018, Reason

 

The National Archives Passes the Buck on Spanberger

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
November 1, 2018, Lawfare

 

The Water Gate Roadmap: What it Says and suggests for Muller

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
October 31, 2018, Lawfare

 

The Great Courses – The Surveillance state: Big Data, Freedom, and You – Paul Rosenzweig

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
October 30, 2018, Audio Book Bay

 

US Must Stop being Played by Saudi Arabia

NSI Advisory Board member Farah Pandith
October 30, 2018, Boston Herald

 

Four Perfectly Trump Reasons Why He Wants out of INF Treaty

NSI Advisory Board member Jeremy Bash
October 29, 2018, Defense One

 

I’d Like to Teach the World to Troll in Perfect Harmony

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
October 29, 2018, Reason

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: September 2018

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
October 25, 2018, Lawfare

Nation-State: Phishing: A Country-Sized catch

NSI Visiting Fellow Andrea Limbago
October 29, 2018,  Fifth Domain

 

Twitterlaw and the Khassoggi Killing

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
October 22, 2018, Reason

 

The Decline of Congressional Expertise in Tech Charts

Visiting Fellow Zach Graves
October 18th, 2018, Tech Dirt

 

Americans are Safe from terrorism but New threats are Arising

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
October 15, 2018, The Hill

 

‘America First’ Will Likely Fizzle Fast

NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew Ferraro
October 8th, 2018, The Baltimore Sun

 

Thoughts on the ICJs Decision in Iran v United states and the Trump Administration’s Treaty Withdrawal

NSI Advisory Board member John Bellinger
October 5th, 2018, Lawfare

 

On the question of Judicial Temperament

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Mukasey
October 4th, 2018, QOSHE

 

Takeaways from the Russia Hacking Indictment

Former NSI Fellow Megan Reiss
October 4th, 2018, Lawfare

 

Ben Wittes: ‘I would not vote to confirm Kavanuagh’

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
October 2nd, 2018, The Atlantic

 

The Trump Admin. Approach to Data Privacy and Next Steps

NSI Advisory Board member Alan Charles Raul
September 27th, 2018, Law 360

 

National Cyber Strategy: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
September 20, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Democracy is Alive in the Trump Era

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
September 10th, 2018, The Hill

 

A Transatlantic Alliance is Crucial in an era of Cyber Warfare

NSI Advisory Board member Keith Alexander and NSI Founder & Executive Director Jamil Jaffer
September 4th, 2018, Financial Times

 

A Meta – FOIA Request: How did the Postal Service Release a Congressional Candidates SF-86?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 30, 2018, Lawfare

 

Federal IT Modernization: Learning from the Past, while Looking to the Future

NSI Visiting Fellow Shannon Kellogg
August 28, 2018, Morning Consult

 

Law and Public Intuition on the Use of Force, Part 3: Views on President Trump and North Korea

Former NSI Fellow Megan Reiss
August 27, 2018, Lawfare

 

Donald Trump, Paul Manafort and that Pesky Witness Tampering Statute

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 23, 2018, Lawfare

Thinking the Unthinkable about Responding to Cyperattacks

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
August 23, 2018, Lexblog

 

What Michael Cohen’s Plea and Paul Manafort’s Conviction Mean for Trump and the Mueller Investigation

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 21, 2018, Lawfare

Imagining a Federalist Israel: Notes Toward a Disruptive Fantasy

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 14, 2018, Lawfare

Fearing Risk; Fearing Reality

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
August 14, 2018, Lawfare

 

The Confirmation Wars Over

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
August 14, 2018, The Atlantic

Kavanaugh Deserves swift hearing, confirmation

NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
August 6th, 2018, Post and Courier

 

Squaring Trump’s Indo-Pacific plan with India ties to Iran and Russia

NSI Visiting Fellow Jaime Fly
August 1st, 2018, Axios

 

Blog: Actions speak Louder than Words in Trump’s Foreign Policy Agenda

NSI Fellow Andy Keiser
August 1st, 2018, The International Meridian Center

Congress Smartly Moves Forward on American National Defense in Space

NSI Visiting Fellow Joshua Huminski
July 31, 2018, The Hill

 

NATO Summit: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
July 11, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Authoritarian Threats to American Democracy Demand Urgent Action

NSI Advisory Board member Mike Rogers

June 30, 2018, The Hill

 

Solutions on the Anniversary Snowden’s Unauthorized Disclosures

NSI Visiting Fellows Geof Khan and Bryan Smith
June 12, 2018, Real Clear Defense


North Korea Summit: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
June 12, 2018, National Security Institute

 

To Win the New Space Race, US Must Abandon Chunky, Outdated Systems

NSI Visiting Fellow Joshua Huminski
May 31, 2018, The Hill

 

Correcting the Record On ‘Federalist’ House Intelligence Committee Article

NSI Faculty member Darren Dick and Founder Jamil Jaffer
May 30, 2018, The Daily Caller

 

Congress, Worried About Cyber? Fill a Key DOJ Position

NSI Senior Fellow Megan Brown
May 23, 2018, Real Clear Politics

 

Trump Shouldn’t Give ZTE a Pass

NSI Advisory Board member Mike Rogers
May 17, 2018, The Wall Street Journal

 

American’s Deserve No Less Than Gina Haspel As CIA Director

NSI Visiting Fellow Dan Wagner
May 17, 2018, Real Clear Defense

 

Gina Haspel: One of the Most Qualified Nominees Ever for CIA Director

NSI Fellow Andy Keiser
May 15, 2018, Washington Examiner

 

The CIA Needs Gina Haspel

NSI Senior Fellow Lester Munson
May 9, 2018, Real Clear Defense

 

President Trump Announces Withdrawal from the Iran Deal: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
May 8, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Gina Haspel is Exactly the Type of Leader the CIA Needs Today

NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
May 8, 2018, The Hill

 

What to do the Day After Killing the Iran Deal

NSI Visiting Fellow Jamie Fly
May 2, 2018, New York Post

 

To Promote Nonproliferation, Kill the Iran Deal Now

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
April 29, 2018, Wall Street Journal

 

Mike Pompeo Needs to Clean up After Rex Tillerson

NSI Visiting Fellow Jamie Fly
April 24, 2018, Foreign Policy

 

Pompeo is More Than Qualified to Lead State, It’s Time for Democrats to Stop the Obstruction

NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
April 23, 2018, Inside Sources

 

Senate must save itself by confirming Mike Pompeo

NSI Senior Fellow Lester Munson
April 23, 2018, The Hill

 

Steps Congress can take to defend America against foreign influence operations

NSI Visiting Fellow Jamie Fly
April 19, 2018, The Hill

 

Pompeo Will Make an Impressive Secretary of State

NSI Senior Fellow Lester Munson and Fellow Andy Keiser
April 13, 2018, Real Clear Politics

 

Mike Pompeo isn’t just qualified to be secretary of state – he’s ready

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Allen
April 13, 2018, Washington Examiner

 

Challenging China

NSI Visiting Fellow Jamie Fly
April 13, 2018, Weekly Standard

 

Secretary of State Tillerson’s Departure: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
March 13, 2018, National Security Institute

 

4 reasons Mike Pompeo will succeed at Foggy Bottom

NSI Visiting Fellow Andy Keiser
March 13, 2018, The Hill

 

Russian Influence Campaign: What’s in the Latest Mueller Indictment

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Sarah Grant, Quinta Jurecic, Matthew Kahn, and Matt Tait
February 16, 2018, Lawfare

 

Four steps to fight foreign interference in U.S. elections

Rick Ledgett and NSI Advisory Board member Mike Rogers and
February 14, 2018, Washington Post

 

Anatomy of a Presidential Untruth: What Data Did the Justice Department Really Provide the White House?

Nora Ellingsen and NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
February 12, 2018, Lawfare

 

The State of the Union Address: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Senior Founder and Fellows
January 30, 2018, National Security Institute

 

FitBit, NotPetya, RSA and China

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 29, 2018, Lawfare

 

Nationalize the 5G Network? No Thanks.

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 29, 2018, Lawfare

 

Stopping the Next Cyber Conflict

NSI Visiting Fellow Dmitri Alperovitch
January 28, 2018, The Cipher Brief

 

Turkey Invades Syria

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 21, 2018, Lawfare

 

National Defense Strategy: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
January 19, 2018, National Security Institute

 

Trump Tweets Against a Key National Security Priority

NSI Visiting Fellow Benjamin Wittes
January 11, 2018, Lawfare

 

Confidence in Government on National Security Matters: December 2017

NSI Advisory Benjamin Wittes
January 9, 2018, Lawfare

 

Ending Temporary Protected Status

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 9, 2018, Lawfare

 

The war against Islamic State will be won – or lost – on the cyber battlefield

NSI Visiting Fellow Matthew R.A. Heiman
January 8, 2018, Los Angeles Times

 

Elections are a Cybersecurity Problem

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 7, 2018, Lawfare

 

A Letter from Mike Pompeo

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 3, 2018, Lawfare

 

A Tribute to Doug Letter

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 3, 2018, Lawfare

 

Cybersecurity Predictions for 2018

NSI Advisory member Paul Rosenzweig
January 2, 2018, Lawfare

 

Why Trump’s War on the Deep State is Failing – So Far

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 1, 2018, Lawfare

 

‘Other than that Mrs. Lincoln…’

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
January 1, 2018, Lawfare

 

Shredding the Putin Playbook

NSI Visiting Fellows Jamie Fly and Laura Rosenberger
December 2017, Democracy

 

Russia never stopped its cyberattacks on the United States

Michael Morell and NSI Advisory Board member Mike Rogers
December 25, 2017, The Washington Post

 

The Trump Administration and the United Nations: A Good News Story

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
December 22, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Contested Global Landscape in Trump’s New Security Policy

NSI Visiting Fellow Jamie Fly
December 20, 2017, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

President Trump’s National Security Strategy: NSI Experts Weigh In

NSI Founder and Fellows
December 18, 2017, National Security Institute

 

Combatting Chinese Economic Coercion in the NSS

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Allen
December 15, 2017, Foreign Policy

 

Book Review – 2020: World of War, by Paul Cornish & Kingsley Donaldson

NSI Visiting Fellow Joshua Huminski
December 14, 2017, Diplomatic Courier

 

Peter Strzok’s ‘Insurance Policy’

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
December 14, 2017, Lawfare

 

Cryptocurrency Can Promote National Security

NSI Faculty Kiran S. Raj
December 14, 2017, The Wall Street Journal

 

The Taste of Crow: Okay, I’m Alarmed Now

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 12, 2017, Lawfare

 

Public Confidence in the Mueller Investigations and Other Russia Investigations

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 12, 2017, Lawfare

 

Preventing sex trafficking shouldn’t come at the cost of online freedom

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
December 11, 2017, The Hill

 

How Can the President Obstruct Justice?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 7, 2017, Lawfare

 

How Can the President Obstruct Justice?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 5, 2017, Lawfare

 

Five Questions for Alan Dershowitz on the Criminalization of Political Differences 

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 4, 2017, Lawfare

 

In Defense of Including ‘Unmasking’ Protections in Law

NSI Advisory Board member Stewart Baker
December 4, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Flynn Plea: A Quick and Dirty Analysis

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
December 1, 2017, Lawfare

 

Forgetting Lessons of 9/11, Rebuilding FISA ‘Wall’ Would Be a Mistake

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
November 30, 2017, The Daily Signal

 

Ample Safeguards of Civil Liberties Warrant FISA Section 702’s Reauthorization by Congress

NSI Advisor Board Member Kenneth Wainstein and R. Brendan Mooney
November 29, 2017, Daily Signal

 

Does the FBI Need a Warrant to Search its Own Database?

NSI Advisory Board member Matthew G. Olsen
November 27, 2017, Newsweek

 

“Fixes” to Surveillance Law Could Severely Harm FBI National Security Investigations

NSI Advisory Board member Matthew G. Olsen
November 27, 2017, Just Security

 

The Next Phase in the War on Terror Is Here

NSI Advisory Board member Lisa Monaco
November 8, 2017, Foreign Policy

 

What Congress must do to prevent another 9/11

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Advisory Board member Matthew Olsen
November 3, 2017, The Hill

 

Unpacking Uranium One: Hype and Law

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
October 27, 2017, Lawfare

 

Sessions wants a leak investigation rule-change. That could cripple the free press.

NSI Advisor Board Member Kiran S. Raj and Paul O’Brien
September 13, 2017, Washington Post

 

Getting to No With Iran: How President Trump can forge a nuclear deal that actually works

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
September 12, 2017, U.S. News & World Report

 

Finally, U.S. appears ready to battle China’s rampant IP theft

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
August 22, 2017, The Hill

 

Invisible Hands and Iron Fists: Challenges in Regulating the Innovation Economy

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Visiting Fellow Megan Stifel
August 17, 2017, Lawfare

 

China’s Intellectual Property Theft Must Stop

NSI Advisory Board member Keith Alexander
August 15, 2017, New York Times

 

Updating the 2001 AUMF at Long Last? On the Flake-Kaine Bill

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Robert Chesney, Jack Goldsmith, and Matthew Waxman
May 30, 2017, Lawfare

 

No Laptop Ban… For Now

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
May 30, 2017, Lawfare

 

Those “Three Separate Occasions”: What Comey Might Really Have Told Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 24, 2017, Lawfare

 

Questions Raised by Rod Rosenstein’s Statement

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Quinta Jurecic
May 19, 2017, Lawfare

 

Congress Cannot Shut Down: Limits of the Special Counsel

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
May 19, 2017, Lawfare

 

New NACD Cyber-Risk Handbook a Reminder of Critical Board Oversight Duties

NSI Advisor Board Member Alan Charles Raul, Colleen Theresa Brown, and Dean C. Forbes
May 19, 2017, Bloomberg BNA

 

What James Comey Told Me About Donald Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 18, 2017, Lawfare

 

Initial Reactions to the Appointment of Robert Mueller As Special Counsel

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes, Quinta Jurecic, Susan Hennessey, and Matthew Kahn
May 17, 2017, Lawfare

 

Defend Norms, Don’t Violate Them

NSI Advisory Board member Paul Rosenzweig
May 17, 2017, Lawfare

 

Another Bomb Drops: Initial Thoughts on Trump Asking Comey to Kill the Flynn Investigation

NSI Advisory Board members Paul Rosenzweig and Benjamin Wittes
May 16, 2017, Lawfare

 

Former CIA Director: Trump proves he’s Russia’s ‘useful fool’

NSI Advisory Board member Michael Hayden
May 16, 2017, Washington Post

 

Cybersecurity, Privacy, Data Protection, Internet Law and Policy

NSI Advisor Board Member Alan Raul
May 16, 2017, Lexology

 

U.S. President Trump Signs Executive Order Addressing Cybersecurity 

NSI Advisory Board member Raj De
May 16, 2017, Lexology

 

How Trump Hurts the Spying Business

NSI Advisor Board Member David S. Cohen
May 16, 2017, New York Times

 

Bombshell: Initial Thoughts on the Washington Post’s Game-Changing Story

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes, et al.
May 15, 2017, Lawfare

 

Trump Discloses TS Sources and Methods to Russians

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
May 15, 2017, Lawfare

 

What We’re Losing in James Comey

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 13, 2017, New York Times

 

Et Tu Rod? Why The Deputy Attorney General Must Resign

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
May 12, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Strange Inadequacy of the Rosenstein Memorandum

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
May 11, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Next Front in the U.S. Fight Against ISIS

NSI Advisor Board Member Lisa Monaco
May 10, 2017, New York Times

 

Michael Hayden: When Trump’s Washington starts to resemble Nicaragua

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
May 10, 2017, The Hill

 

The Nightmare Scenario: Trump Fires Comey, the One Man Who Would Stand Up to Him

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey
May 9, 2017, Lawfare

 

Can a President’s Absolute Immunity Be Trumped?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Steve Vladeck
May 9, 2017, Lawfare

 

Attention Team Trump: Globalism works in fighting terror

NSI Advisor Board Member Lisa Monaco
May 9, 2017, CNN

 

Russia is still waging cyberwar against Western democracy. It’s time to push back.

NSI Advisor Board Member Edward Fishman and Matthew Olsen
May 8, 2017, Washington Post

 

The 87% Solution to Fake News

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
May 3, 2017, Lawfare

 

Seven Theories of the Case: What Do We Really Know about L’Affaire Russe and What Could it All Mean?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes, Jane Chong, and Quinta Jurecic
May 1, 2017, Lawfare

 

Senate Intelligence Committee Reality Check-In

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
April 25, 2017, Lawfare

 

The State Department needs to be streamlined – not starved

NSI Advisor Board Member Mike Rogers
April 21, 2017, Washington Post

 

One powerful weapon to use against North Korea

NSI Advisor Board Member David S. Cohen
April 21, 2017, Washington Post

 

Did the Justice Department Really Support the President’s Misstatement to Congress? Let’s Find Out

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
April 17, 2017, Lawfare

 

Michael Hayden: Susan Rice’s unmasking request is no ‘smoking gun’

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
April 12, 2017, Politico

 

Michael Hayden: Trump acted decisively against Syria. Now what?

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
April 7, 2017, Politico

 

Is Homeland Security A Subset Of National Security?

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April 6, 2017, Lawfare

 

I Believe

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
April 5, 2017, Lawfare

 

The “Grand Bargain” at Risk: What’s at Stake When the President Alleges Politics in Intelligence

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Jack Goldsmith
April 4, 2017, Lawfare

 

Breathe Easy: Rick Ledgett’s Retirement is Not a Political Protest

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey
April 4, 2017, Lawfare

 

Breaking News: I Was (Probably) the Subject of Incidental Collection

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
April 3, 2017, Lawfare

 

Civil Suits Against the President

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April 2, 2017, Lawfare

 

Immunity

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
April 1, 2017, Lawfare

 

Movement in a New Guantanamo Habeas Case

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
March 31, 2017, Lawfare

 

It’s Time for a Select Committee on Russia (Also, We Told You So)

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes & Susan Hennessey
March 23, 2017, Lawfare

 

What The Heck Is Devin Nunes Talking About? A Guide for the Perplexed

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes, Susan Hennessey and Quinta Jurecic
March 22, 2017, Lawfare

 

Destroying the Presumption of Regularity

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
March 22, 2017, Lawfare

 

Michael Hayden: US intel agencies win big, but Russia intel wins bigger in Comey hearing

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
March 22, 2017, The Hill

 

The Revolt of the Judges: What Happens When the Judiciary Doesn’t Believe the President’s Oath

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Quinta Jurecic
March 16, 2017, Lawfare

 

Donald Trump Is Undermining Intelligence Gathering

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
March 9, 2017, New York Times

 

Trump’s Revised Refugee and Visa Order: A Quick and Dirty Analysis

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
March 6, 2017, Lawfare

 

Ten More Questions for President Trump

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
March 5, 2017, Lawfare

 

Eight Buckets of Cold Water for the Trump Wiretap Story

NSI Advisor Board Member Stewart Baker
March 5, 2017, Lawfare

 

What Happens When We Don’t Believe the President’s Oath?

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
March 3, 2017, Lawfare

 

Fufi’s Story: An Israeli General’s Lone Mission in the West Bank

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
March 2, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Need for a Select Committee on the Russia Connection

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey
February 28, 2017, Lawfare

 

Why Federal IT Will Never Be Secure

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 27, 2017, Lawfare

 

Memo to the NSC: Check Out Some Databases at the State Department before Finalizing that New Executive Order

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Susan Hennessey
February 24, 2017, Lawfare

 

Michael Hayden: One year later – Trump’s journey from candidate to president

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Hayden
February 21, 2017, The Hill 

 

Trump Needs to Make a Speech About Europe

NSI Advisor Board Member Michael Allen
February 20, 2017, Foreign Policy

 

Special Counsel; Not Special Prosecutor

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 18, 2017, Lawfare

 

Privacy Today Edition

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 11, 2017, Lawfare

 

Thoughts on a Strange Day – and a Very Strange Presidential Tweet

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
February 10, 2017, Lawfare

 

How to Read (and How Not to Read) Today’s 9th Circuit Opinion

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
February 9, 2017, Lawfare

 

Revised Draft Trump EO on Cybersecurity

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 9, 2017, Lawfare

 

Don’t Dismiss Terrorism When Donald Trump Talks Immigration

NSI Advisor Board Members Michael Allen & Jeremy Bash
February 9, 2017, Fortune

 

AI, NSA and Facebook

NSI Advisor Board Member Paul Rosenzweig
February 7, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Dangers of Walling Off America

NSI Advisor Board Member Lisa Monaco
February 6, 2017, Lawfare

 

What the “Interior Security” Executive Order does to Foreigners’ Privacy Rights

NSI Advisory Board Member Stewart Baker & Zachary Schreiber
February 3, 2017, Lawfare

 

A Precedent for Democrats on the Classy Way to Handle Neil Gorsuch

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes and Jack Goldsmith
February 2, 2017, Lawfare

 

The Special Obligation of the Advocates of Strong National Security Measures

NSI Advisory Board Members Gen. Michael Hayden and Benjamin Wittes
February 2, 2017, Lawfare

 

Building “situations of strength”: A national security strategy for the United States

Kristen Silverberg, Derek Chollet, Eric S. Edelman, Michèle Flournoy, Stephen J. Hadley, Martin S. Indyk, Bruce Jones, Robert Kagan, Jake Sullivan, and Thomas Wright
February 1, 2017, Brookings

 

Cybersecurity in the Next Administration

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
January 25, 2017, Diplomatic Courier

 

Architecting the Nation for Cyber Defense

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and NSI Advisory Board Member Keith B. Alexander
January 10, 2017, Federal Times’ Fifth Domain

 

Why Trump’s War on the Deep State Is Failing – So Far

NSI Advisory Board member Benjamin Wittes
January 1, 2017, Lawfare

 

Donald Trump Should Commit More Troops to Defeating the Islamic State Group

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and NSI Senior Fellow Matthew Heiman
December 6, 2016, U.S. News & World Report

 

Setting the Record Straight on Congress’s Review of the Obama-Iran Nuclear Deal

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Senior Fellow Lester Munson
November 17, 2016, National Review

 

How President-Elect Donald Trump Can Get Early Points on the Russian Front

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Daniel J. Rosenthal
November 15, 2016, U.S. News & World Report

 

Here’s How to Confront the Terrorist Threat (It’s Not How We Are Doing It)

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and NSI Advisory Board Member Michael B. Mukasey
June 23, 2016, Washington Post

 

A Bipartisan Call for Serious Consideration of Potential Solutions to the Encryption Challenge

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Daniel J. Rosenthal
June 14, 2016, Lawfare

 

Diluting SIV Visa Program Could Condemn Loyal Military Translators to Death

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Andrew Borene
June 2, 2016, U.S. News & World Report

 

Congress Must Work to Balance Privacy and Security

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Daniel J. Rosenthal
May 5, 2016, U.S. News & World Report

 

Why Apple’s Stand Against the FBI Hurts Its Own Customers

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer & Daniel J. Rosenthal
April 9, 2016, New York Times

 

How Apple’s Fight with the Government Hurts Our Privacy

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer & Daniel J. Rosenthal
February 26, 2016, Politico 

 

Time to Remove the Surveillance Blinders

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Michael B. Mukasey
November 23, 2015, Wall Street Journal

 

How to Walk Away from the Iran Talks

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer and Matthew Kroenig
July 8, 2015, National Review

 

We the Cyber Warriors

NSI Fellow Jeremy A. Rabkin and Ariel Rabkin
January 24, 2013, Hoover Institution

 

More Than Assange are to Blame for Wikileaks Damage

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
December 1, 2010, U.S. News & World Report

 

Why Holder is Wrong on Zazi

NSI Founder Jamil Jaffer
March 2, 2010, Daily Caller