Yemeni based Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula is a greater threat to the United States than the main Al Qaeda group located in Pakistan.
According to a CIA report, summarized by The Washington Post the increasing threat posed by AQAP “has helped prompt senior Obama administration officials to call for an [...]
“The Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute (which created the International Criminal Court) held a review conference in Kampala, Uganda, in early June 2010, including a week of negotiations resulting in the adoption of a definition of the crime of aggression. Should the U.S. re-sign the Statute? Accede to the Statute? Continue its [...]
Well, it hasn’t taken long for The New York Times to show that they are fully on board with the Obama-Brennan nameless “extremist ideologies,” please don’t call it a war, and definitely don’t call it jihad garbage. Consider today’s headline which reads “Islamic Extremist Group Recruits for Civil War, Not Jihad.” This comes [...]
U.S. prosecutors rattle, but don’t break, Mexican cartels: “More Mexican drug lords are getting stiff prison terms, but they’re quickly replaced. Using drug and racketeering statutes and extradition agreements, federal prosecutors are sending a steady parade of Mexican drug lords into U.S. prisons. Although that is having a chilling effect on the smuggling cartels, [...]
Today on NPR, Dina Temple-Raston has an interesting story entitled “As Support Fades, Al-Qaida Shows Signs of Decline” she focuses on how terrorist groups can end, or at least how their efforts can oftentimes be counterproductive. In the story Professor Audrey Cronin of NDU and I are both quoted. What’s interesting about [...]
On Monday March 29th at noon I will be appearing at Texas Tech University School of Law to debate Professor Arnold Loewy, the topic of our debate is “Miranda on the Battlefield: How Boumediene v. Bush Impacts Combat Operations.”
The formal announcement is here.
The event will [...]
On March 9th I will be at The University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law debating my friend and former colleague Amos Guiora.
Our topic is the Christmas day bombing plot and the related issues of how to detain, interrogate and try suspected terrorists.
On February 25, 2010 The Fordham International Law Journal and the Nonproliferation, Arms Control & Disarmament Interest Group of the American Society of International Law are hosting a great symposium on Nuclear Weapons and International Law.
Here is the program:
NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW: A NUCLEAR NONPROLIFERATION REGIME FOR THE [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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