Episode 120: Bran, Bron, What’s the Difference?

And we're back!  Tune in as Professors Chesney and Vladeck discuss and debate the latest national security legal news, including: The legal framework for Congressional subpoenas (and the problems that arise when the Executive Branch is not inclined to support prosecutions to enforce criminal contempt) The policy and legal issues raised by an Israeli airstrike on a Hamas facility associated with cyber operations, which occurred in the midst of a massive exchange of rockets, missile, mortars, and more A conviction in a material-support-to-IS case in which the support consisted of online recruiting, which raises interesting questions from a First Amendment perspective An arrest in a bizarre case in which a contractor engaged in translating wiretaps of a terrorism suspect tried to hide the fact that the suspect was recorded calling, well, the translator A guilty plea for a former CIA officer who was recruited by Chinese intelligence through financial inducements Ah, but all that is just the appetizer.  Game of Thrones Episode 4 ran on Sunday night, and these guys are not happy about how it went...


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