Rational Security

A News, Politics and Government podcast
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A weekly discussion of national security and foreign policy matters hosted by Shane Harris of the Wall Street Journal and featuring Brookings scholars Tamara Cofman Wittes, Benjamin Wittes, and Susan Hennessey.

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The killing of 50 Muslims by a white supremacist in New Zealand prompts us to reconsider the meaning of domestic terrorism. The Pentagon identifies projects it will cut to pay for President Trump’s border wall. And the Trump administration revokes visas for investigators with the International Criminal Court.
Why does senior White House adviser Jared Kushner have a security clearance? President Trump comes back from a summit meeting with Kim Jong Un empty-handed. And the NSA has apparently stopped a controversial surveillance program that collected Americans’ phone records.
President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen testifies to Congress. Adam Schiff signals he’s coming after all the Russia probe documents. And U.S. Cyber Command hits back at a Russian troll farm.

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.jtf. reviewed this podcast on Jul 11th, 2018
"The well-credentialed crew provides thoughtful and insightful breakdown of timely legal, political, and policy issues of the day. The diverse set of friendly voices bring expert perspectives with insider credentials and knowledge - all while being fn to listen to."

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Apr 9th, 2015
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Mar 20th, 2019
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