• Troops and sanctions and accusations are coming thick and fast in Ukraine as we record the podcast. Michael Ellis draws on his past experience at the National Security Council (NSC) to guess how things are going at the White House, and we both speculate on whether the conflict will turn into a cyberwar that

Adam SegalWhat kind of internet world order does China want, and will it succeed?  That’s the question we ask Adam Segal, Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relation and author of The Hacked World Order.  We review China’s surprising success at getting tech companies to help it build an authoritarian Internet – the technological equivalent of persuading Jello to nail itself to the wall.  Meanwhile, every nation, it seems, is busy reasserting sovereignty over cyberspace.  Except the United States.  Which raises the question whether other countries will decide to assert sovereignty over our cyberspace.  We’re the Syria of cyberspace!

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Still trying to dig out from under our hiatus backlog, we devote episode 80 to our regulars.  We’ll bring back a guest next week.  This week it’s a double dose of Jason Weinstein, Michael Vatis, Stewart Baker, and Congress-watcher Doug Kantor.

Michael offers an analysis of the Second Circuit’s oral argument