Britany Riley // 8/20/17 //
The State Department has established a new cybersecurity office, perhaps as part of a rumored cybersecurity shakeup within the Department (The Hill).
Especially in light of Charlottesville, the threat of unauthorized private military groups must be taken seriously, writes Philip Zelikow at Lawfare.
President Trump’s personal lawyer, John Dowd, forwarded an email echoing secessionist Civil War propaganda and claiming Black Lives Matter had been infiltrated by terrorists (NYT).
The Trump Administration’s disregard for national security screening procedures puts the United States as risk and requires a response from Congress, writes Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi at The Hill.