Rational Security: The 'Beast of Burden' Edition

Jen Patja Howell
Wednesday, December 11, 2019, 5:26 PM

Published by The Lawfare Institute
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The Justice Department Inspector General delivers a detailed report on the origins of the Trump-Russia probe. House lawmakers unveil articles of impeachment against Trump. And The Washington Post reveals that senior officials knew the U.S. wasn’t making progress in Afghanistan, contrary to their public claims.

Ben recommends Ruth Marcus' new book about Brett Kavanaugh.

Susan recommends not putting cowboy hats on pigeons.

Shane applauds his colleague for asking the right question.

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Jen Patja Howell is the editor and producer of The Lawfare Podcast and Rational Security. She currently serves as the Co-Executive Director of Virginia Civics, a nonprofit organization that empowers the next generation of leaders in Virginia by promoting constitutional literacy, critical thinking, and civic engagement. She is the former Deputy Director of the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison's Montpelier and has been a freelance editor for over 20 years.

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