As much of the United States bakes in sky-high temperatures, Just Security will be taking its annual summer slowdown from Aug. 13 through Aug. 17. This means we’re going to be on an abbreviated schedule for the week. While we’ll have a lower volume of posts than normal, we’ll do our best to address any time-sensitive developments that occur, and the The Early Edition, our morning news roundup, will run as usual (sign up here to receive it in your inbox each morning).

In the meantime, you may want to catch up with our suggested summertime reading.

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