Category Archives: Vol. 8 No. 1

Leaks & Whistleblowers | Authors in Vol. 8 No. 1 analyze the ramifications of Edward Snowden, Wikileaks, surveillance, classification, state secrets, and the debate surrounding whistleblowing.

The National Security Council Legal Adviser: Crafting Legal Positions on Matters of War & Peace

Jennifer Marett investigates the little-known position of National Security Council Legal Advisor. Drawing on a wide range of historical material as well as interviews with several previous holders of the position, Marett traces its roles and responsibilities from inception through the current administration. She concludes by identifying several contemporary institutional challenges affecting this important intelligence community role.