Not many government officials are known to blog — at least not under their own names. That is what makes John Bellinger's guest-blogging stint at Opinio Juris so interesting. Bellinger is is the State Department Legal Adviser, i.e. the top lawyer at the Department of State. His posts to date are chained here.
State Department attorney John Bellinger has a wrap-up post at Opinio Juris responding to his critics. Of all the various officials asked to defend the administration's policies in the war on terror, Bellinger is among the most articulate and nuanced. I am surprised the adminsitration doesn't put him out front more often.