Areas of Interest
National Security Law
Teresa Chen, researching the impact of Hong Kong’s new national security law on Taiwan
March 2, 2023
Teresa Chen, a 2023 Cravath International Fellow, traveled to Taiwan to undertake research on a recently-enacted national security law and its effect on democracies in the region.
Will the US ban TikTok?
February 23, 2023
Timothy Edgar, a former national security and intelligence official and lecturer at Harvard Law School, says a full ban of the video-sharing app isn’t likely, but regulation may be needed.
Is global tide turning in favor of autocrats?
February 16, 2023
Former Human Rights Watch head Kenneth Roth says that autocrats tend to become more isolated and make poorer decisions as they consolidate power.
National security expert Elena Chachko argues that the Russia's war against Ukraine has given both NATO and the European Union new purpose and energy.
Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Daleep Singh and Federal Reserve Board Member Chistopher Waller debate whether to create a U.S. central bank digital currency.
An Ounce of Prevention
July 15, 2022
“Lawyers are supposed to be problem solvers," says Justin Herdman ’01, "and that means identifying problems before they are at your doorstep.”
In the Situation Room
October 5, 2021
Professor David B. Wilkins, faculty director of the Center on the Legal Profession at Harvard Law School, recently sat down with Jeh Charles Johnson, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP who served as the secretary of Homeland Security from 2013 to 2017 during the Obama Administration.
What does the growing individualization of U.S. foreign and security policy mean for national security?
February 24, 2021
Elena Chachko’s award-winning scholarship is informed by her work as a former Israeli intelligence analysis officer and diplomat.
July 29, 2019
As a former top national security official and current adviser to companies in the defense, intelligence, and technology sectors, Michael Leiter ’00 has spent his life assessing threats.