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Category: Film Screening"Khoon diy Baarav" ("Blood Leaves Its Trail”), film screening with Iffat Fatima

"Khoon diy Baarav" ("Blood Leaves Its Trail”), film screening with Iffat Fatima
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  • Events

    • National Security Policy & Law: Panel Discussion

      WITH William C. Banks, Director, INSCT W. George Jameson, Former Director, Office of Policy & Coordination, CIA Robert B. Murrett, Deputy Director, INSCT Laurie Brown Hobart, Former Assistant General Counsel, US Intelligence Community, and Assistant Teaching Professor, SU College of Law

    • Countering Terrorism (and Russia) in the Age of Trump, with Eric Schmitt

      Eric Schmitt is a Pulitzer Prize Winning journalist covering terrorism and national security for The New York Times. Since 2007, he has reported on terrorism issues, with assignments to Pakistan, Afghanistan, North Africa, Southeast Asia, among others. He is the co-author, with The Times’s Thom Shanker, of Counterstrike: The Untold Story of America’s Secret Campaign Against Al Qaeda, published in 2011.

    • Khoon diy Baarav (Blood Leaves Its Trail)

      The conflict in Kashmir is among the long-standing political conflicts in the world. It has taken a heavy toll on lives, on sanity and on the idea of normalcy. The film Khoon Diy Baarav made over nine years, enters the vexed political scenario in Kashmir through the lives of families of the victims of enforced disappearances. It explores memory as a mode of resistance, constantly confronting reality and morphing from the personal to the political, the individual to the collective.

    • The ICC & the Israel/Palestine Conflict: Where Do We Go From Here?

      Yonah Jeremy Bob is a foreign affairs lecturer and Intelligence, Terrorism, and Legal Analyst for The Jerusalem Post. He has been speaking professionally since 2000 in the US, Canada, and Israel, addressing the peace process, security issues, Mossad, CIA and Shin Bet, Iran, war crimes allegations, BDS, cyber and drone warfare, politics, international law and war, the Israeli Supreme Court, and more. A lawyer in both Israel and the US, Bob has previously worked for the IDF Legal Division, the Israeli Foreign Ministry, and the Israeli Justice Ministry. He has been interviewed on and provided analysis to CNN, BBC, Al…

    • Designing Coercive Institutions in Postconflict Settings, with Erica de Bruin

        “Designing Coercive Institutions in Post-Conflict Settings” will explore the trade-offs policymakers face in designing coercive institutions in the aftermath of conflict. In particular, it will show how aspects of security sector reform thought to reduce the likelihood that war resumes can inadvertently increase the risk of coups d’état, and identify concrete strategies to mitigate this risk.  Erica De Bruin is an Assistant Professor of Government at Hamilton College, where she studies international security and civil-military relations. Her research focuses on the dynamics of military coups, design of coercive institutions, and sources of civilian support for armed groups. It has been published in the Journal of…


  • News

    • Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame Inducts Robert B. Murrett Geospatial Intelligence

      The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) inducted the Geospatial Intelligence Hall of Fame Class of 2017 during a ceremony at the agency’s headquarters in Springfield, VA, Oct. 3, 2017. Among the inductees was INSCT Deputy Director Vice Adm. Robert Murrett (Ret.), Professor of Practice, Public Administration and International Affairs, SU Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. A former NGA director, Murrett was cited for having pushed to get more analysts and support staff into theater during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, which deployed highly-trained geospatial intelligence analysts to combat zones to support war fighters. “Murrett also ensured NGA provided…

    • Turning the Law on Its Head: William C. Banks Reviews the New Supreme Court Session with WAER New Supreme Court Session

      (WAER | Oct. 3, 2017) A Syracuse University Law Professor says President Trump’s appointment of new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch should not be significant in the Justice’s decisions moving into his official first term. Professor William Banks thinks that Gorsuch’s values will be much more impactful. “I think Mr. Gorsuch is going to prove himself to be one of the most, if not the most conservative Justice on the court. Probably more conservative than Justice Scalia, or at least as conservative.” Professor Banks adds that while the Supreme Court will face multiple important decisions down the line, a few…

    • Corri Zoli Discusses Las Vegas Mass Shooting with WSYR NewsChannel 9

      National security expert weighs in on mass shooting (WSYR NewsChannel 9 | Oct, 2, 2017)  Corri Zoli, of the SU Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism discusses the shooting in Las Vegas.

    • “Terror Has Gone Low-Tech” Says Corri Zoli, Writing in Foreign Policy Terror Has Gone Low-Tech

      Terror Has Gone Low-Tech The Catalonia attacks are a case study in the future of violent extremism. Governments need to figure out how to respond. (Re-published from Foreign Policy | Oct. 2, 2017) After the fifth low-tech terrorist attack this year alone in the U.K. — not to mention a spate of attacks across Europe since 2014, and earlier — it is time for governments to reevaluate their approach. At the core of this self-assessment should be a simple recognition, which itself requires separating facts from appearances when it comes to terrorism. Terrorist attacks in Europe have occurred at such…

    • AALS News Spotlights National Security Law Section

      Spotlight on Sections: National Security Law (AALS News | Summer 2017) The Section on National Security Law provides for the exchange of information among, and the professional development of, law school faculty members interested in and involved with the laws governing national security. What can you tell us about the membership of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Section on National Security Law and their work?  Jennifer Daskal: There are a growing number of national security law scholars at schools across the country, and we have seen real growth in our membership over the years as a result. Our…