On Tuesday, October 4th I will be part of a panel at Mercer University School of Law. The panel discussion will explore the differences between President Obama and President Bush’s national security policies, specifically as they relate to counterterrorism. Some issues we will explore are:
Commentary on how successful the current program has been [...]
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 [...]
On September 14, 2011 Pepperdine University will be hosting its Inaugural Technology & Learning Faculty Conference. I will be presenting on Increasing Student Engagement and Measuring Learning with Clickers.
Here is an excerpt from the program:
Professor of Law Gregory McNeal is no novice to teaching with technology. Professor McNeal, who teaches [...]
Today at Chapman University School of Law I will be presenting at an event entitled “9/11 Ten Year Anniversary: Terrorism & Counter-Terrorism Since the Attack.” The event will begin at 11:45am in Room 142 and is sponsored by the Federalist Society.
From the promotional materials:
Gregory S. McNeal, legal scholar and specialist in terrorism [...]
My essay The Federal Protective Power and Targeted Killing of U.S. Citizens is now available at CATO-Unbound.org. The essay is a response to Ryan Alford’s interesting historical piece entitled Sentence First, Verdict Afterwards a shorter version of his lengthier law review article The Rule of Law at the Crossroads: Consequences of Targeted [...]
Here is the video from my brief appearance on Fox News Today.
The global war on drugs has failed, with devastating consequences for individuals and societies around the world. Fifty years after the initiation of [...]
I’ve posted to SSRN (http://bit.ly/collateraldamage1) the abstract for my piece entitled The U.S. Practice of Collateral Damage Estimation and Mitigation. Here are the details:
This paper explains how the U.S. military estimates and mitigates the impact of conventional weapons on collateral persons and objects in most military operations involving air-to-surface weapons and [...]
The great Tom Joscelyn, writing at The Weekly Standard has posted The Washington Post’s Jihadist Op-Ed Contributor.
He provides 5 reasons why the Post should have thought twice before giving Moazzam Begg space to comment. With all deference to Tom, I’m thinking they thought twice but just didn’t care, mostly because what he has to [...]
Reuters reports that according to current and former U.S. officials, both the Obama and Bush administrations ‘repeatedly’ indicated to Pakistan that they would send U.S. forces into Pakistan if the White House obtained information that deceased al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was hiding in the country (Reuters). The officials note that this warning amounted [...]
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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