Brookings

For Support Of The Lawfare Blog

  • Amount
    $300,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    4/27/2017
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
Lawfare, a blog hosted by the Brookings Institution, has for six-and-a-half years led a serious public discussion of national security law and policy through reporting and analysis that is nonpartisan, useful, insightful, and timely. Brookings Senior Fellow Ben Wittes and Brookings Fellow Susan Hennessey co-edit the digital magazine, contribute to its content, and edit the contributions of experts in technology, conflict law, cybersecurity, digital privacy, surveillance, and executive and presidential power. Through this grant, Lawfare will expand its capacity and team to lead a technical, non-ideological discussion of national security issues for Lawfare’s hundreds of thousands of monthly readers.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.brookings.edu 
Address
1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20036-2103
Grants to this Grantee
for support of research on Congress  
This grant enables the Brookings Governance Studies program to continue its research and analysis related to Congress and its constitutional duties, institutional performance, capacity, and problem solving. Through scholarship, convenings, and dissemination of research and recommendations, Brookings will inform those working to support a more effective Congress. Under the leadership of Senior Fellow Molly Reynolds, Brookings will explore congressional rules and procedures; budget and appropriations process reform; congressional oversight; and congressional capacity, productivity, demographics, and related issues. It will continue producing "Vital Statistics on Congress, a 40-year-old source of essential data.

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