Benjamin Wittes Bio
Benjamin Wittes is an American-based national and law journalist. He is a leader of Governance Studies at the Brooking Institutions. The journalist also co-founded the chief of Lawfare. He is also a blogger, writer, and author of many books.
Benjamin Wittes Age
Witte’s place of birth is Boston, Massachusetts. He was born in 1969. His date of birth, however, is unavailable. As of 2022, Wittes will be celebrating his 53rd birthday.
Benjamin Wittes Wife
Benjamin is open about his relatinship status. He is the Husband of Tamara Cofman Wittes. The two met in college and started dating. They tied the knot in a secret place. Just like Wittes, Tamara is also a writer and a public figure. She works at the Brookings Institution as a senior fellow in the center for the Middle East Policy. The couple love keeping their affairs private. They shy away from the public scene. For this reason, there have no controversial news. The whereabouts of their parents, siblings and children are also unknown. We will update this section once we learn of them.
Benjamin Wittes Education
Benjamin went to highschool in New York City and pursued his college dream in Oberlin College where he graduated in 1990 and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Arts. Other than education recognition, Benjamin has two black belts he won for playing Taekwondo and aikido.
Benjamin Wittes Career
After college, he started working at the Legal Times as a reporter covering the Justice department and federal regulatory agencies. He then joined the Washington Post as an editorial writer specialised in legal affairs. His work has appeared in journals and amagazines such as the First Things, Wilson Quaterly and The New Republic.
He also works as a reporter. He contributes as a writer in the Atlantic and at NBC News and MSNBC, he works as a law analyst.
Benjamin is also an author. He has written The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones-Confronting A New Age of Threat (2015). With Gabriella Blum, they have written Detention and Denial: The Case for Candor After Guantanamo (2011); Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror (2008); Confirmation Wars: Preserving Independent Courts in Angry Times (2006); Starr: A Reassessment (2002).
He is also an editor for the following books Campaign 2012: Twelve Independent Ideas for Improving American Public Policy (2012), Constitution 3.0: Freedom and Technological Change (2011), and Legislating the War on Terror: An Agenda for Reform (2009).
Benjamin Wittes Brookings
Wittes is popular for his unique writing style. If his writing style could be given a name, we would call it caricature. He has a way of twisting major breaking news to irrelevant stories. For instance, The washington reported that the FBI had broke into former President Trump’s campaign Chief house. Wittes said it was a can of whipped cream. Benjamin is a co-founder and the editor of the Lawfare blog. The blog’s main focus is law and national security. However, it has overgrown this niche to represent and answer legal and ethical questions raised by the government of the United States. The blog is comprised of professors, politicians, lawyers and former government officians. They analyse the government’s decision in every administration, the controversities sorrounding government officials and travel bans, particularly those of the Russian officials. Wittes has more than 160k followers. The readership of the blog has increased with more than 500 percent.
Through the blog, Wittes has made his stand clear. He is worried about the president. In one blog, Wittes says that the president has the potential to build or destroy the country. Wittes is also popular for his courage in addressing strong leaders. He once challenged President Vladimir Puttin to a martial arts smackdown.
Together with his writers and analysts, Lawfare has vaulted from a blog to a must-read guide.
Benjamin Wittes Salary and Networth
The analyst has several sources of income. He earns as a reporter, author, writer, blogger and analyst. Throughout his career we can say that Benjamin has an approximate worth of $5 million.