Recap of Recent Posts at Just Security (Apr 11–17)

I. Lethal Operations and Targeted Killings

  1. Marty Lederman, Whatever Became of the Votel Transparency Proposal Concerning Drone Strikes in Yemen? (Tuesday, Apr. 14)
  2. Brett Max Kaufman, Guest Post: The Targeted Killing That Wasn’t: What We Can Learn From the Case of Mohanad Mahmoud al-Farekh (Tuesday, Apr. 14)
  3. Ryan Goodman, Drone Strike Kills al-Qaeda Cleric in Yemen—But Are Clerics Lawful Military Targets? (Wednesday, Apr. 15)
  4. Gabor Rona, Guest Post: Killing a Cleric: Many More Questions Than Answers (Thursday, Apr. 16)

II. Stephen Preston’s ASIL Speech

  1. Jennifer Daskal, Two Questions for Stephen Preston (Saturday, Apr. 11)
  2. Marty Lederman, Further Thoughts on the Preston ASIL Speech (Monday, Apr. 13)
  3. Fionnuala Ní Aoláin, No Asking and No Telling – A Quick Thought on Stephen Preston’s Speech at ASIL (Tuesday, Apr. 14)


  1. Elizabeth Goitein & Faiza Patel, The Patriot Act’s Sunset is the Perfect Chance to Make the FISA Court More Like a Real Court (Monday, Apr. 13)
  2. Elizabeth Goitein, Guest Post: Appointing Democratic Judges to the FISA Court Won’t Solve Its Structural Flaws (Thursday, Apr. 16)

IV. Islamic State

V. Terrorism and Radicalization Research

VI. Iran Nuclear Deal

VII. Ukraine

VIII. Congressional Hearings

IX. Miscellaneous

  1. Sarah Cleveland & Michael Posner, Guest Post: Letter in Support of Harold Koh (Thursday, Apr. 16)
  2. Ryan Goodman, Congratulations to Steve Vladeck – Joining the Univ. of Texas Law Faculty (Friday, Apr. 17)


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Megan Graham

Former Assistant Managing Editor and Security, Privacy, and Technology Fellow at Just Security Follow her on Twitter (@meganmcgraham).