Juliette Kayyem, Washington Post

Juliette Kayyem

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Past articles by Juliette:

In a post-Dorian Bahamas, you can smell more bodies than you can find

For any recovery to begin, the dead must be accounted for and treated with respect. → Read More

Dorian threatens the military bases that protect us in hurricanes. That's a problem.

The military is in denial about climate change. Dorian proves that. → Read More

No, Mike Pence, the immigration system isn’t overwhelmed. We have the power to fix it.

The situation at the border is a crisis only because the Trump administration is choosing it to be. → Read More

Decriminalizing the border is not in anyone’s interest

Repealing Section 1325 won’t fix immigration issues. → Read More

Why the shooting in Virginia Beach sets an ominous precedent

The sound of the silencer. → Read More

An Instagram-worthy immigration plan

The Trump immigration proposal ignores the hard problems. → Read More

Time to get much tougher on the anti-vaccine crowd

The measles outbreak is now a public safety crisis, and the tools of public safety — arrests, fines, isolation — are absolutely necessary. → Read More

DHS used to guard against all hazards. Trump’s focus on one risk invites disaster.

For other potential hazards, the White House’s policies have ranged from negligence to denial. → Read More

Congress created tools to fight the opioid crisis. But is the administration using them?

The postal service and other agencies must show how they’re implementing the law. → Read More

The military has a white-power problem

By first defining a threat, we can then move forward to combat it. → Read More

The NFL, not the federal government, should pay for Super Bowl security

Federal guidelines require federal involvement — with good reason — but why should taxpayers foot the bill? → Read More

How to Make Climate Change Doubters Pay a Political Price

Leaders who refuse to acknowledge the public health consequences of air pollution, disease outbreaks, and drought will soon feel the wrath of voters at the… → Read More

Something Has To Give

The time has come for Juliette Kayyem to say goodbye to the SCIF, but first, she shares a few words about the direction of our democracy and national security. → Read More

We Shouldn't Even Be Talking About This

For nearly a week now, the focus of our national attention has been drawn to a spat between the president of the United States and a gold star family grieving their loss. → Read More

The American Dreamers

With DACA under siege, the woman who led its creation as Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, now finds herself leading the charge against her old agency to protect it. → Read More

Guns And Motivation

Juliette takes the Las Vegas shooting as another chance to discuss gun control in America. → Read More

Clap Back: James Clapper On Why He Felt Compelled To Question President Trump's Fitness to Serve

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper describes what compelled him to publicly question President Trump's fitness to serve, and why he will continue to do so. → Read More

Where Are The Adults In The Room?

In the field of international security, the world has long looked to the United States as the “adult in the room.” Yet in word and deed, President Trump seems to relish in relinquishing that title, despite the appointment of several respected former generals in key positions in his administration. → Read More

Unprepared For The Rising Sea

In the coming decades, humanity will be forced to respond to the devastating consequences of climate change, and on the front lines of that response will be the United States Coast Guard. Are we prepared? → Read More

China v. America: Avoiding The War That Nobody Wants

Harvard Kennedy School Professor Graham Allison sits down with Juliette to discuss the dynamics of potential conflict between China and the U.S. → Read More