The Emerging Trends in Modern Warfare conference will consist of two panels discussing different changes that are happening in the ways the United States military operates. The first panel focuses on the practical operational considerations that are necessary when people from the military, law enforcement, [...]
On Friday, April 6, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of California, Davis School of Law. The topic is “America’s Reach: The Constitutionality of Targeted Killing.” The speech is sponsored by the ACLU and the Federalist Society. For more on this issue, see my article Kill-Lists and Accountability.
In light of the recent news that the CIA has killed al-Awlaki, I thought I’d flag my essay at CATO entitled “The Federal Protective Power and Targeted Killing of U.S. Citizens“
Here is an excerpt:
My reading of the Constitution leads me to believe that there are circumstances when the president may order [...]
The top military official involved in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden said Tuesday that the Obama administration has no clear plan for handling suspected terrorist leaders if they are caught alive outside a war zone.
Vice Adm. William H. McRaven told a Senate panel that contingency plans for detaining terrorism suspects are [...]
The University of Pennsylvania Institute for Law & Philosophy along with the Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics of Georgia State are sponsoring: Is Targeted Killing Permissible? Philosophical, Moral and Legal Aspects on Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th, 2011. Here is the conference description:
The Obama administration has [...]
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 [...]
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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