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Category: Presentation/LectureThe ICC & the Israel/Palestine Conflict: Where Do We Go From Here? With Yonah Jeremy Bob

The ICC & the Israel/Palestine Conflict: Where Do We Go From Here? With Yonah Jeremy Bob
November 2, 2017 November 3, 2017 November 4, 2017 November 5, 2017
November 6, 2017 November 7, 2017

Category: Presentation/LectureJihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, & the Pakistani State, with S. Paul Kapur

Jihad as Grand Strategy: Islamist Militancy, National Security, & the Pakistani State, with S. Paul Kapur
November 8, 2017 November 9, 2017 November 10, 2017 November 11, 2017 November 12, 2017
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November 20, 2017 November 21, 2017 November 22, 2017 November 23, 2017 November 24, 2017 November 25, 2017 November 26, 2017
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    • National Security Policy & Law: Panel Discussion

      WITH William C. Banks, Director, INSCT W. George Jameson, Former Director, Office of Policy & Corporate 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 W. George Jameson is a consultant, attorney, lecturer, and author on matters relating to intelligence and national security operations, policy, and law. He founded Jameson Consulting to provide independent counsel and advice to corporate and government clients and others on matters relating to national and international security, operations and business development, risk management, mediation, and governance. Jameson also…

    • 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

    • David M. Crane, Other NCCIT Commissioners to Further Explore North Carolina’s Role in US Torture Program at Public Hearings Torture Program

      The North Carolina Commission of Inquiry on Torture (NCCIT) will hold public hearings in Raleigh, NC, from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1, 2017, as a part of its ongoing investigation into how North Carolina’s state tax dollars and public resources may have been used to facilitate aspects of the CIA’s post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation (RDI) program, which potentially violated national and international laws. The 11-member panel of commissioners, which includes INSCT Affiliated Faculty Member David M. Crane, will receive testimony from a diverse lineup of scholars, military officers, legal experts, and those with firsthand experience and knowledge of the CIA’s torture program, including…

    • Step-by-Step: William C. Banks Updates Bloomberg on the Mueller Probe Mueller Probe

      Goodman and Banks on Mueller Probe (Bloomberg Law | Nov. 13, 2017) Ryan Goodman, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, and William Banks, Director, Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse University College of Law, discuss the latest developments in the in the Mueller probe. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2017-11-13/goodman-and-banks-on-mueller-probe-audio

    • Robert B. Murrett Speaks to Brazilian Media About Trump’s Visit to Asia Trump’s Visit to Asia

      Com trunfos, China recebe americano (Estadão Jornal Digital | Nov. 8, 2017) … The President of the Republic of Korea today arrives in Beijing from South Korea. After saying that it was a “waste of time” to talk to North Korea last month, the American adopted a diplomatic tone and invited Pyongyang to “sit at the table” to discuss the nuclear issue. “I think we’re making a lot of progress, I think we’re showing great strength. I think they understand that we have unparalleled strength,” Trump told a news conference alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “In the end, this…

    • “It’s a Snowball:” William C. Banks Discusses Potential Charges Against Flynn, Kushner, Others

      Flynn in Focus as Mueller Investigation Moves Forward (Nov. 6, 2017) Andrew Kent, a professor at Fordham University Law School, and William Banks, a professor at Syracuse University Law School, discuss special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which is now said to focus on former national security adviser Michael Flynn. They speak with Bloomberg’s June Grasso and Michael Best on Bloomberg Radio’s Bloomberg Law. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2017-11-06/flynn-in-focus-as-mueller-investigation-moves-forward-audio

    • “Never Underestimate”: USA Today Speaks to Robert B. Murrett About Japan’s Military Posture Japan's Military

      When it comes to North Korea, what is Japan’s military role? (USA Today | Nov. 6, 2017) President Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to purchase more military hardware from the United States and take a more active role in its defense against North Korea. Trump had privately questioned why Japan didn’t shoot down the North Korean missiles launched over the northern island of Hokkaido in August and September, according to a report Saturday by Japan’s Kyodo News Agency. The report, citing diplomatic sources, said Trump wondered why a nation of “samurai warriors” wouldn’t take action. At…