On 30 April 2012 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, John O. Brennan, the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, delivered The Ethics & Efficacy of the President’s Counterterrorism Strategy, exploring and explaining the Administration’s approach to Counterterrorism.

Recent GWorks Posts

GWorks Interviews: Benjamin Wittes

Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution and, together with Jeffrey Rosen, co-Editor of Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change, discusses his vision for the book and the relationships among technological development, National Security and Constitutional values.

GWorks Interviews: Lawrence Lessig

Harvard Law School Profess and author of Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress—and a Plan to Stop It discusses Congress, the corrupting influence of money and reform

GWorks Interviews: Jeffrey Rosen

George Washington University Law School Professor and co-editor of Constitution 3.0: Freedom & Technological Change discusses Constitutional values and technological change

State of the Union—2012

President Obama’s annual address to Congress

In a Progressive Fog

revisiting Citizens United two years later

Martin Luther King, Jr.

an historic speech at the March on Washington to mark the Civil Rights leader’s birth

Mysterious Ways

on the (il)logic of campaign rhetoric

Under the Sun

the Brookings Institution, technology and the future of law

In Camera We Trust

why we can live without cameras in the Supreme Court


what to do with the failure of the Congressional “Super-Committee”

GWorks Reviews: The Myth of Choice

a review of Kent Greenfield’s study of the limits of choice and a comment on the perils of determinism

GWorks Interviews: Kent Greenfield

Boston College Law School professor and author of The Myth of Choice: Personal Responsibility in a World of Limits (October 2011), discusses understanding choice, its limits and effects

GWorks Interviews: Adam Winkler

The UCLA Constitutional Law professor talks about his new book, Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America (W.W. Norton, September 2011)

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