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Category: Panel/RoundtablePresident Donald J. Trump’s Immigration Order & Travel Ban

President Donald J. Trump’s Immigration Order & Travel Ban
February 25, 2017 February 26, 2017
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Category: Symposium/WorkshopJNSLP Symposium 2017

JNSLP Symposium 2017
March 1, 2017 March 2, 2017 March 3, 2017

Category: Symposium/WorkshopCybersecurity: Exploring the Digital Matrix of Conflict

Cybersecurity: Exploring the Digital Matrix of Conflict
March 4, 2017 March 5, 2017

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    • President Donald J. Trump’s Immigration Order & Travel Ban

      PANELISTS: Mehrzad Boroujerdi, Chair, Department of Political Science, Maxwell School Ken Harper, Director, Newhouse Center for Global Engagement Gary Kelder, Professor, SU College of Law Andrew Kim, Associate Professor, SU College of Law Stephen Pike, Assistant Professor, Newhouse School Corri Zoli, Director of Research, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism

    • Israel’s Supreme Court Counterterrorism Jurisprudence: Mitigating Harm, But at What Cost? with Yuval Shany Israel's Supreme Court

      Professor Yuval Shany is Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in Public International Law, Hebrew University. He also serves currently as a board member in the International Law Forum at the Hebrew University, a director in the Project on International Courts and Tribunals (PICT), and a senior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute.

    • JNSLP Symposium 2017: The Border & Beyond Border & Beyond

      Journal of National Security Law & Policy 2017 Symposium The Border and Beyond: The National Security Implications of Migration, Refugees, and Asylum under US and International Law Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 | Georgetown Law In addition to three panels, the symposium will feature a lunchtime keynote speech by Elisa Massimino, President and CEO of Human Rights First, one of the nation’s preeminent human rights advocacy organizations. RSVP: Panel 1: Immigration, Homeland Security, and the Constitution (9:05 – 10:30 AM) Panelists will engage in debate on various constitutional issues, such as the separation of powers and the protection of civil liberties, in…

    • Russia’s Military Resurgence: Ukraine, Syria, and Beyond, with Alexander Golts

      Alexander Golts is one of Russia’s leading military analysts.  He is the deputy editor-in-chief of the Russian news and opinion website and a columnist for The Moscow Times.  He is currently a George F. Kennan Fellow at the Wilson Center, Washington, D.C.   Previously he was a visiting  fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation.   He has written widely on the Russian military and Russian security policy.  

    • The Disconnect Between Cyber Policy and Technology, with Kamal T. Jabbour

      The disconnect between cyber policy and technology poses a serious national security threat. In this talk, we will examine national cyber doctrine and cyber policy, examine the flaws in the underlying assumptions, and discuss the technology gaps that characterize current policies. A member of the scientific and technical cadre of senior executives, Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour is a Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (Rome, NY). He serves as the principal scientific authority and independent researcher in the field of information assurance, including defensive information warfare and offensive information warfare technology. He conceives, plans, and…

  • News

    • The Long Arm of International Law: David M. Crane Interviewed by British Forces Radio The Long Arm of International Law

      INSCT Affiliated Faculty Member David M. Crane was a guest on the British Forces Broadcasting Service program SitRep. Professor Crane discussed accountability for war crimes; the “long arm” of international law; the geopolitics of prosecuting crimes against humanity and war crimes; and whether or not the world will see a special tribunal for Basher al Assad, similar to one that is coming to an end for Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, who was indicted by the special International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) for genocide, crimes against humanity, and numerous war crimes. Interview begins at 21:00.

    • Cyber Limbo: William Snyder Discusses One-Year Anniversary of Apple vs. FBI with CNET Apple vs. FBI

      Apple vs. FBI one year later: Still stuck in limbo (CNET | Feb. 15, 2017) It’s been a year since Apple fought the FBI over data privacy, and we’ve barely heard a peep from either side on the issue. So everything’s fine, right? Uh, no. The FBI’s attempt to force Apple to unlock an iPhone used by a terrorist set up a grand legal battle between security and privacy. On one side is a massive tech company envisioning a future similar to the setting in George Orwell’s “1984” (which, coincidentally, has become a bestseller again after President Donald Trump’s inauguration). On…

    • What Next for Flynn? William C. Banks Speaks to Bloomberg Flynn Resignation

      Flynn Resignation Becomes Legal Question (Bloomberg Radio Law Podcast | Feb. 15, 2017) Stephen Vladeck, a professor at the University of Texas School of Law, and William Banks, Founding Director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism, discuss the resignation national security adviser Michael Flynn and whether or not he violated the Logan Act. They speak with June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.”

    • “Responding to Cyber Operations” Video Now Online, Featuring William C. Banks Responding to Cyber Operations

      The University of Texas Strauss Center has published the video of Panel 3 from its recent symposium “Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations Symposium.” The panel—”Responding to Cyber Operations Not Amounting to an Armed Attack under Article 51″—featured Captain Robert Lawless, United States Military Academy-West Point (USMA); Professor Michael Schmitt, USMA; Bill Banks, INSCT; and Dr. Christian Schaller, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik.

    • Cora True-Frost Receives Berlin Fund Grant to Research “Countering Violent Extremism”

      INSCT Affiliated Faculty Member C. Cora True-Frost, Associate Professor of Law at Syracuse Law, has received a grant from the Andrew Berlin Family Fund, via INSCT, to research, develop, and host a workshop on “Countering Violent Extremism: The Challenges and Opportunities the Initiatives Present.” The workshop—to include members of academia, students, and legal and law enforcement professionals—will examine “a new dimension of the age-old relationship between security and human rights: the international-level and national-level embrace of preventing or countering violent extremism programs addressing the conditions conducive to terrorism.” “The workshop will draw upon my current academic work that increasingly incorporates…