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April 17, 2017

Category: Presentation/LectureIsrael’s Supreme Court Counterterrorism Jurisprudence: Mitigating Harm, But at What Cost?, with Yuval Shany

Israel’s Supreme Court Counterterrorism Jurisprudence: Mitigating Harm, But at What Cost?, with Yuval Shany
April 18, 2017 April 19, 2017

Category: ForumReligion, Politics, and the Costs of Bias: Community, National, and Global Perspectives

Religion, Politics, and the Costs of Bias: Community, National, and Global Perspectives

Category: Social/AwardsINSCT Graduation Ceremony

INSCT Graduation Ceremony
April 20, 2017 April 21, 2017 April 22, 2017 April 23, 2017

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  • Events

    • 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…

    • New Allies in an Ancient Conflict Zone: The Middle East of Today & Tomorrow, with Maj. Gen. Eitan Dangot

      Maj. Gen. Eitan Dangot (Res.) is former Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (2009-2014), where he helped identify and implement the Israeli Government’s civil policy in Judea, Samaria, and the Gaza Strip. Prior to this position, he was a military secretary to three ministers of defense (2004-2009); Home Front Command Chief of Staff (2001-2004); and Head of Organization Department, Planning Directorate, IDF General Staff (1999-2001). Dangot holds an MBA (2014) from Bar-Ilan University. He comes to SU courtesy of the Our Soldiers Speak program.      


  • News

    • “From the Farm to the Schoolhouse” with Catherine Bertini Farm to the Schoolhouse

      INSCT Faculty Member Catherine Bertini was recently interviewed for the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) Nourishing Millions podcast series. In the episode, “From the Farm to the Schoolhouse,” Bertini explains how education is central to creating opportunities for girls and women as key players in the effort to end hunger and malnutrition … … we talk with Catherine Bertini, professor at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and 2003 World Food Prize Laureate, about the many challenges that face women living in low- and middle-income countries today. Professor Bertini details the role of women as the cooks and caregivers of…

    • “A Fact Plain & Simple”: William C. Banks Talks to Bloomberg Law About Jeh Johnson Testimony Jeh Johnson

      Johnson Discusses Russian Hacking in House Hearing (Bloomberg Law | June 21, 2017) Bradley Moss, a partner at Mark Zaid PLC, and William Banks, director of the Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism at Syracuse Law School, discuss congressional testimony by former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson on the topic of Russian interference in the 2016 election. They speak with June Grasso on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Law.”

    • “Proliferating Attacks”: Corri Zoli Discusses Paris & London Terrorism with CNYCentral

      Counterterrorism expert talks violent streak abroad (CNYCentral | June 20, 2017) A day after terror tore through the heart of London yet again, terrorism experts here at home say it’s a reminder that this fight is far from over. Corri Zoli, a counterterrorism expert at Syracuse University says while the U.S. remains a target, it’s more frequent overseas. “We’ve had attacks, of course, Orlando for instance, San Bernadino, others. But we haven’t had the kind of proliferating attacks that Europe and Britain have had,” Zoli explained. Zoli says there are a few reasons why we don’t have them as frequently…

    • Syracuse Law Associate Professor Nathan A. Sales Nominated to Lead US Counterterrorism Bureau

      The White House announced last week its intention to nominate Syracuse University College of Law associate professor Nathan Sales as the State Department’s coordinator for counterterrorism. Professor Sales previously served as deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Homeland Security and as senior counsel in the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Policy “Professor Sales’ experience serving in high-level government roles, his academic background and overall expertise in national security and counterterrorism make him a strong candidate for this important position,” says Chancellor Kent Syverud. “Professor Sales’ nomination is another instance of Syracuse University faculty playing important roles in…

    • William C. Banks Presents to NYCLA “National Security in a Cyber World” Course

      INSCT Director William C. Banks was one of the distinguished faculty at the June 16, 2017, New York County Lawyers Association Continuing Legal Education Institute short course “Cyber Warfare, Fake News, Corporate Data Collection, Wikileaks, Hacks, and Immigration: National Security in a Cyber World.” The program informed members of the public, lawyers, corporations, and national security practitioners about the latest developments in the area of national security. Banks’ “conversation with the author” discussed his latest book, Soldiers on the Home Front. Other topics addressed in a busy schedule included: ‘The Refugee Threat to National Security: Real or Hyped? Are Cybersecurity…