The Center on Law and Security 2012-2013
The Center hosted a number of public and private events during the 2012-2013 academic year, including:
The Law and Strategy of Iran Sanctions: A lecture by Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen;
Policing Legitimacy: International Terrorism, Illegal Immigration, and Cyber Crime: A presentation by Lord Ian Blair, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London;
Adjudication Under Pressure: A conversation between President (ret.) Dorit Beinisch of the Supreme Court of Israel and University Professor Jeremy Waldron;
Diplomacy in the Twenty-First Century — Challenges for a New Administration: A discussion with Amb. Christopher Hill, Dr. Charles Kupchan, and Prof. Sujit Choudhry;
National Security Advisers: Executive Branch Lawyering from a Global Perspective: A panel discussion with President (ret.) Dorit Beinisch of the Supreme Court of Israel; Sir Daniel Bethlehem, former legal adviser to the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office; and Brig. Gen. (ret.) Kenneth Watkin, former Judge Advocate General of Canada;
Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency: A book talk with Daniel Klaidman, of Newsweek/The Daily Beast;
Civil/Military Relations for a New Era: A lecture by Lt. Gen. (ret.) David Barno;
The Laws of War in a Changing World: A discussion with Prof. Emeritus Yoram Dinstein;
The Last Refuge: Yemen, al-Qaeda, and America’s War in Arabia: A book discussion with Gregory Johnsen.
Political Islam, the 'Arab Spring,' and the Future of Egypt and Syria: A panel discussion with Ahmed H. al-Rahim, CLS Fellow and assistant professor at the University of Virginia; Steven A. Cook, Hasib J. Sabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations; Michael W. Hanna, Senior Fellow at The Century Foundation; Tarek Masoud, Associate professor of public policy at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government; Andrew J. Tabler, Senior Fellow in the Program on Arab Politics at The Washington Institute;
Terrorism, the State of the Threat: A discussion with Matthew Olsen, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center.
Sanctions and the Arab Spring: Innovations in National Security Strategy: A discussion with Luke Bronin, CLS Scholar-In-Residence, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence