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September 14, 2022

News Roundup – Record-Breaking Drought, Ukraine Retakes Ground, and 21 Years Since 9/11

Episode 242

This week we're covering the range of national security related topics that have been making headlines. Host Elisa is joined by Bill Banks to discuss the latest impacts of climate change, Ukraine's comeback, China's elections, and looking back on 21 years since the attacks on 9/11. And stick around towards the end of the episode for NSLT's latest book recommendations!

Bill Banks is Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security, and Emeritus Professor at the Syracuse University College of Law


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The National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change

The Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF)

The Patriot Act

Fisher, Max. The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World. Little, Brown, 2023

Singer, P. W., and Emerson T. Brooking. Likewar: The Weaponization of Social Media. Mariner Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.

Canllos, Peter S. The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America's Judicial Hero. Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, an Imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2022.

Wallach, Ari. Longpath: Becoming the Great Ancestors Our Future Needs: An Antidote for Short-Termism. HarperOne, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2022.

Feingold, Russ, and Peter Prindiville. The Constitution in Jeopardy: An Unprecedented Effort to Rewrite Our Fundamental Law and What We Can Do About It. PublicAffairs, 2022.