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    • 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…

    • Understanding Interdisciplinary Responses to International Terrorism & Violent Extremisms

      In partnership with Emory University, George Washington University, and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Strategic Partnerships with Colleges and Universities—and with feedback from state and federal policymakers—graduate students in the College of Law and Maxwell School will share findings from their research on international terrorism and violent extremism. Topics include: The role of the UN in crafting international counterterrorism policy. Women’s leadership role in terrorist organizations. The importance of anti-extremist K-12 educational programs, such as Holocaust and atrocity education. Cross-cultural perspectives on what works in other settings (e.g., Israel, Egypt, Indonesia, Belgium, etc.). The experience of vulnerable communities…

    • Covered in Dust, Veiled by Shadow: Siege & Destruction of Aleppo Aleppo

      A white paper release, information session, and panel discussion on key crimes that happened during the Siege of Aleppo, Syria, and what is next for the city that fell in December 2016 and its people.

    • Assad’s Chemical Attacks and the US Response: The Operational, Strategic, and Legal Context Syria_panel

      Panel discussion with: William C. Banks, Director, INSCT Robert B. Murrett, Deputy Director, INSCT James Steinberg, University Professor, Social Science, International Affairs, & Law

    • The Law of Conflict: International Law in a Combat Environment, with CPT Brian Cox Law of Conflict

      CPT Brian L. Cox is the brigade judge advocate (BJA) for the Division Artillery (DIVARTY) brigade of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, NY, a position he’s held since October 2015. As the BJA for DIVARTY, he is the primary legal advisor for the joint fires enterprise for the division. Before his current assignment, Cox was the trial counsel for 2nd Brigade Combat Team at Fort Drum from March 2014 until October 2015. His additional duties at Fort Drum include serving as a Special Assistant US Attorney and as a field screening officer. Before coming to Fort Drum, Cox…


  • News

    • Members of INSCT Offer Thoughts on North Korean Threat

      (SU News | Aug. 11, 2017) Syracuse University faculty members William Banks, a professor in both the College of Law and Maxwell School, and Robert Murrett, who also is a professor at both the Maxwell School and the  College of Law, offer their thoughts on the possible threat of North Korea to U.S. interests at home and abroad. Both are also members of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism (INSCT). “The US is forbidden from using military force against North Korea absent a Security Council Resolution or action by North Korea against us that would trigger self-defense.” When it comes to…

    • Good Cop, Bad Cop: CNY Central Speaks to Corri Zoli About North Korea Nuclear Threat Nuclear Threat

      INSCT Director of Research Corri Zoli talks at length to CNYCentral (Aug. 9, 2017) about the nuclear threat between the United States and North Korea.

    • War Games: Robert B. Murrett Discusses North Korea Tensions with CNBC North Korea Tensions

      US-South Korean war games provide trigger that could further inflame Pyongyang (CNBC | Aug. 10, 2017) Annual war games exercises with tens of thousands of U.S. and South Korean forces are expected to start later this month and could further inflame tensions with North Korea. Defense experts see little or no chance Washington will call off the two-week drills. They believe doing so would jeopardize readiness and be the wrong signal to nuclear-armed North Korea and U.S. allies in the region. The North has previously indicated it might sit down for talks but first wanted joint military exercises to be…

    • No Fishing Expedition: William C. Banks Talks Russia Probe with Bloomberg Law Fishing Expedition

      Rosenstein Says Probe is not a “Fishing Expedition” (Bloomberg Law | Aug. 7, 2017) William C. Banks, Director for the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University College of Law, discusses the ongoing investigation surrounding Russian involvement in the 2016 election. He speaks with Greg Stohr. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2017-08-07/rosenstein-says-probe-is-not-a-fishing-expedition-audio

    • Journalism & International Justice: David M. Crane Chautauqua Lecture Now Online

      (July 18, 2017) “Journalism and International Justice” with David M. Crane, Syracuse University College of Law and former Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court of Sierra Leone, and Brian Rooney, journalist and winner of four Emmy Awards and two Edward R. Murrow Awards. This recording is part of the Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History & Nature (C-SAAHN) and Chautauqua Archives Heritage Lecture Series 2017.