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The Week That Was: All of Lawfare in One Post

Elliot Setzer
Saturday, March 14, 2020, 11:02 AM

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As the world grappled with how to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, Margaret Taylor and Benjamin Wittes argued there was no good reason to keep the Capitol open to the public. Bruce Riedel wrote that Mohammed bin Salman’s impulsive policies have been a poor match for dealing with the novel coronavirus in Saudi Arabia, and Amanda Sloat asked whether Trump is right that Britain is handling the COVID-19 outbreak well.

Richard Altieri and Benjamin Della Rocca compiled Lawfare’s biweekly roundup of U.S.-China news, focusing on the spread of coronavirus, as well as unsealed indictments against two Chinese nationals accused of aiding North Korean hackers. Steve Stransky analyzed how cyber attackers are exploiting coronavirus fears.

Jen Patja Howell shared an episode of Rational Security discussing the U.S. response to the coronavirus spread and recent tumult in Saudi Arabia:

Elliot Setzer is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar at Stanford Law School and a Ph.D student at Yale University. He previously worked at Lawfare and the Brookings Institution.

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