Recap of the Week’s Posts on Just Security (Oct 26-Nov 1)

I. Surveillance and Data Collection

  1. Jennifer Granick, Hands Off Encryption! Say New Amici Briefs in Lavabit Case (Wednesday, Oct. 23)
  2. Steve Vladeck, My Written Statement for Tomorrow’s HPSCI “NSA Programs” Hearing (Monday, Oct. 28)
  3. David Cole, We Are All Foreigners: NSA Spying and the Rights of Others (Tuesday, Oct. 29)
  4. Thomas Earnest, Live Feed of HPSCI Hearing on Potential Changes to FISA [Update: hearing now complete] (Tuesday, Oct. 29)
  5. Ryan Goodman, A “Hardy Perennial”: US Intelligence Operations Targeting Foreign Leaders (Wednesday, Oct. 30)
  6. Steve Vladeck, On Trees Falling Silently in Oversight Forests: Three Reflections on Yesterday’s HPSCI Hearing (Wednesday, Oct. 30)
  7. Barry Friedman, Guest Post: La Plus Ça Change: A Look Back at Intelligence Gathering Reform (Thursday, Oct. 31)
  8. Thomas Earnest, Trick or Treat?: New FISA “Reform” Legislation Passes Senate Intelligence Committee (Thursday, Oct. 31)
  9. David Cole, We Are All Foreign Nationals — Even Orin Kerr (Friday, Nov. 1) 

II. The War in Afghanistan

  1. Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War”: A Progress Report (Monday, Oct. 28) (Part I on disengagement from Afghanistan)
  2. Andy Wright, “The Juice Wasn’t Worth the Squeeze” in Kyrgyzstan Fuel Contracts (Thursday, Oct. 31)

III. Detention

  1. Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War”: A Progress Report (Monday, Oct. 28) (Part II on closing Guantanamo)
  2. Thomas Earnest, Future of Gitmo to Take Center Stage Later This Month (Friday, Nov. 1)

IV. Law of Armed Conflict & International Human Rights in Conflict

  1. Ryan Goodman, Kenya in a Global Non-International Armed Conflict Linked to September 11? (Saturday, Oct. 26)
  2. Ryan Goodman, A New War?: The United States Involvement in Yemen’s Internal Armed Conflict [Updated] (Monday, Oct. 28)
  3. Harold Hongju Koh, “Ending the Forever War”: A Progress Report (Monday, Oct. 28) (Part II on regulating drones)
  4. Shaheed Fatima, International Humanitarian Law v. International Human Rights (Wednesday, Oct. 30)
  5. Ryan Goodman, Belonging to a Party to a Non-International Armed Conflict: A Reply to Kevin Jon Heller (Wednesday, Oct. 30)
  6. Christof Heyns, Guest Post: Report to the General Assembly on Armed Drones and the Right to Life (or drones should follow the law, not the other way around) (Thursday, Oct. 31)

V. Executive Branch and Foreign Affairs

VI. International Courts

  1. Philip Alston, A World Court for Human Rights is Not a Good Idea (Friday, Nov. 1)
  2. Beth Van Schaack, A Deus Ex Machina Postpones the Kenya Cases  (Friday, Nov. 1)

For the prior week’s content, check out: 

Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Sept. 23-27)
Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Sept. 28-Oct. 4)
Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Oct. 5-Oct. 11)
Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Oct. 12-Oct. 18)
Recap: A Guide to the Past Week’s Posts on Just Security (Oct. 19-25) 

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