The Predictability Is Part of the Tragedy

Joshua Geltzer on what so many saw coming—and failed to prevent.

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Episode Notes

Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Joshua Geltzer, a former senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council under President Barack Obama and the founding executive director of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at Georgetown Law. He also wrote this piece in February of 2019.

Podcast production by Sara Burningham.


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