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The First Hoover Book Soiree: Joby Warrick and William McCants on "Understanding ISIS and its Dark Future"

Jack Goldsmith, Benjamin Wittes
Monday, October 19, 2015, 3:56 PM

A exciting new series of interviews with authors of new national security books begins on October 21. Please join us.

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We are delighted to announce a new series of book events we'll be running with the Hoover Institution at its beautiful Washington offices. The Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group is putting together a monthly series of conversations between one of us and authors of important new books on nationals security related themes. The conversations will take place in the context of a reception with food and drink and will be filmed and recorded for video airing and podcasting on Lawfare.

Our first guests, on October 21, will be the authors of two important new books on the Islamic State: Washington Post reporter Joby Warrick and Brookings Institution scholar William McCants. Ben will conduct the interview.

Our November guest, whom Jack will interview on November 10, will be Charlie Savage of the New York Times, who will discuss his new book, Power Wars: Inside Obama's Post-9/11 Presidency

Here is the invitation to the October 21 event, which will take place between 5 pm and 7 pm at Hoover's offices at 1399 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 500. RSVPs are required.

Understanding ISIS And Its Dark Future

We look forward to seeing you there.

Jack Goldsmith is the Learned Hand Professor at Harvard Law School, co-founder of Lawfare, and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003.
Benjamin Wittes is editor in chief of Lawfare and a Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books.

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