Susan Hennessey

Brookings Institution / Lawfare

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Susan Hennessey is a fellow in governance studies at the Brookings Institution and the managing editor for Lawfare, a national security blog.

From 2013 to 2015, she served as attorney with the Office of General Counsel for the National Security Agency.

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