• Show Notes

In this sample from the United Security podcast, Lisa Monaco and Ken Wainstein break down the extradition of two ISIS militants to face trial in the United States. 

In the full episode, Lisa and Ken offer an update on ongoing threats to election security, including a recent DHS assessment calling Russia the “primary covert influence actor.” They also discuss the national security implications of the White House COVID-19 cluster. 

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  • Indictment of ISIS defendants Kotey & Elsheikh, Eastern DIstrict of Virginia, 10/06/2020
  • John Demers press conference, “ISIS Militants Charged With Deaths Of Americans In Syria,” Justice.gov, 10/07/2020
  • Rachel Weiner, “Two ISIS militants charged in deaths of James Foley and other American hostages in Syria,” Washington Post, 10/7/2020
  • Luke Hartig, “Prosecuting the ISIS ‘Beatles’: A testament to dedicated US government professionalism,” Just Security, 10/9/2020
  • Diane & John Foley, Marsha & Carl Mueller, Shirley & Arthur Sotloff, Paula & Ed Kassig, “Justice for Our Children, Killed by ISIS,” New York Times, 2/16/2018
  • “18 U.S. Code § 3238. Offenses not committed in any district,” Legal Information Institute, 1963
  • “Lisa Monaco’s White House Daily Press Briefing,” C-SPAN, 6/24/2015
  • “Report on U.S. Hostage Policy,” Obama White House Archives, 2015
  • “Chiquita Brands International Pleads Guilty to Making Payments to a Designated Terrorist Organization And Agrees to Pay $25 Million Fine,” Justice.gov, 3/19/2007