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National Security Law Today is a podcast from the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security. On NSL Today we interview practicing national security attorneys who offer updates and analysis on the hottest topics in the field and career advice for those looking to break in. Listen to the most recent episode below and click through on the right to stream or subscribe.


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Keeping America Safe with Joel Brenner

Episode 7 | November 16, 2017

Joel Brenner is a Senior Fellow at MIT. He served as head of U.S. Counterintelligence under the Director of National Intelligence and as Inspector General of the National Security Agency.

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Rewriting the Rules with Mark Zaid

Episode 6 | November 2, 2017

Mark Zaid is the managing partner of The Law Offices of Mark Zaid. He is also the founder of the James Madison Project and one of the founders of Whistleblower Aid.

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The Annual Review Conference Minisode with Caroline Krass

Episode 5| October 20, 2017

Caroline Krass of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, former General Counsel at the CIA, joined us for a short episode about the upcoming 27th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference. Visit the Registration Page for more information and to register.

Weaponizing the Dollar with Adam Smith

Episode 4 | October 19, 2017

Adam Smith is a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He served Senior Advisor to the Director of the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and served on the National Security Council.

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Full Disclosure with Amy Jeffress

Episode 3 | October 5, 2017

Amy Jeffress is a partner at Arnold & Porter. She served as the Justice Department Attache to the U.S. Embassy in London and held senior positions in the U.S. Justice Department.

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The Summer of Sanctions with Brian Egan

Episode 2 | September 21, 2017

Brian Egan is a partner at Steptoe & Johnson. He served as the Legal Adviser to the State Department and held posts in the White House, the National Security Council and the Treasury Department

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Private Practice and Public Service with Raj De

Episode 1 | September 7, 2017

Raj De is a partner at Mayer Brown. He served as the General Counsel of the National Security Agency and counsel to the 9/11 Commission, and has held senior appointments in the White House, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Defense (DOD).

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