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On this episode of The E.R., the Panel joins forces with Lawfare to have a conversation with Bob Bauer and A.B. Culvahouse.

A Tale of a Very Messy Trump Transition

With just a week gone by, how much damage can the new Trump administration do?

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: President-elect Donald Trump heads back into the elevator after shaking hands with Martin Luther King III after their meeting at Trump Tower, January 16, 2017 in New York City. Trump will be inaugurated as the next U.S. President this coming Friday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

The National Security Hole at the Heart of the Trump Transition

Thousands of key policymakers — from State to the Department of Defense — still need to be appointed to new positions. But nothing’s happening.

House Speaker Paul Ryan listens to US President-elect Donald Trump speak to the press at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 10, 2016. / AFP / NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Can the GOP Stomach Trump’s Economic Plan?

Republicans are running a united government, but are deeply divided over the new administration’s stated priorities.

Exxon Mobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson speaks at a discussion organized by the  Economic Club of Washington on the energy innovations that have led to a new era of energy abundance for North America in Washington, DC on March 12, 2015.   AFP PHOTO/ NICHOLAS KAMM        (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

All Rex Tillerson Cares About Is Energy

But does that mean he's going to gut America’s $50 billion foreign aid budget?

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 01: President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a stop at U.S. Bank Arena on December 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Trump took time off from selecting the cabinet for his incoming administration to celebrate his victory in the general election.  (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Four People Trump Has Appointed for Jobs They Don’t Seem to Think Should Exist

One way to shake up a cabinet? Hire people who previously wanted to get rid of the organizations they're now slated to run.

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: (L to R) President-elect Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he stands alongside retired United States Marine Corps general James Mattis after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. Trump and his transition team are in the process of filling cabinet and other high level positions for the new administration.  (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Don’t Freak Out About Trump’s Cabinet Full of Generals

It's time to rethink our outdated concept of civilian control of the military.

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, NJ - NOVEMBER 19: President-elect Donald Trump walks out with retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis after a meeting at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster Township, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

If All You Have Is a Mattis, Everything Looks Like a Nail

Why Trump’s generals-heavy national security team is a danger to national security.

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At This Point, Who Hasn’t Been Considered for Secretary of State?

Here are some people who probably will not be secretary of state.

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The Unthinkable Olive Branch

Sometimes the only way to end a conflict is to forgive those who were behind it.

(FILES) A picture taken in Moscow on August 20, 1991 shows a group of Yeltsin supporters, including a Soviet colonel with the Russian flag, walking towards the Russian Parliament, as thousands of Muscovites are gathering around the building to support President of Russian Federation Boris Yeltsin to protest against the toppling of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev by communist hardliners early on August 19. AFP PHOTO / MICHAEL EVSTAFIEV        (Photo credit should read )

Even Vladimir Putin Cannot Kill the Russian Revolution

Twenty-five years after the great revolution that toppled the Soviet regime, the spirit of dignity and freedom still burns.

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This Tunisian Wants His Nation to Know Its Torturers

Tunisians have never received a public accounting for the crimes of the old dictatorship. Gilbert Naccache says that must change.

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These 56 People Have a Chance to Save Libya

Amid a brutal civil war, there’s still one institution that can turn things around.

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Burma’s Revolution From Below

Elites still think they’re running the show. But farmers are increasingly taking matters into their own hands.

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