Biography of Gregory S. McNeal

Greg McNeal is a national security specialist whose current research focuses on security and technology.   He is a Forbes contributor where he writes a column about law, policy, and security.  His current book project (under contract with Oxford University Press) focuses on the investigation and prosecution of national security related crimes.

Previously, Professor McNeal served as Assistant Director of the Institute for Global Security, co-directed a transnational counterterrorism program for the U.S. Department of Justice, and served as a consultant to the Chief Prosecutor of the Department of Defense Office of Military Commissions on matters related to the prosecution of suspected terrorists held in the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. His scholarship includes articles published by The Georgetown Law Journal, The Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, The Connecticut Law Review, The Richmond Law Review among others.

Professor McNeal has twice testified before Congress, has advised Congressional committees, provided legal support to the Iraqi High Tribunal, advised the Department of the Army, and consulted with Fortune 500 companies on matters related to counter-terrorism, international criminal law, and national security.  Before becoming an attorney he served as an officer in the United States Army.

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He is an executive committee member of The Federalist Society’s International Law and National Security Practice Group.  His popular writing has appeared in publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Times, and The Baltimore Sun. He has appeared on Fox News Channel, NPR, BBC, C-SPAN, CNN, MSNBC and has been quoted by Time Magazine, The New York Times and other national media outlets as an expert commentator on national security and international law, and is a frequent participant in academic conferences regarding national security.  You can follow him on Twitter @GregoryMcNeal.


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