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.
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 I will be participating in a debate at The University of Houston Law Center. I’ve posted details from the flyer below.
On Friday February 3 and Saturday February 4th the Santa Clara Law school will host a symposium on International Humanitarian Law. I will be serving as a moderator for Panel 3. The full schedule appears below, and more information about the symposium can be found here.
The 2012 Santa Clara Journal of International [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
In light of the news (embedded above) that KSM and other 9/11 plotters will be tried in a military commission in Guantanamo, I thought it was appropriate to post to SSRN a symposium article entitled A Cup of Coffee After the Waterboard: Seemingly Voluntary Post-Abuse Statements. The article focuses on the impact that abusive [...]
In November 2009, I announced that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other individuals would stand trial in federal court for their roles in the terrorist attacks on our country on September 11, 2001.
As I said then, the decision between federal courts and military commissions was not an easy one to make. I [...]
I’ve posted the abstract to a recent symposium article “A Cup of Coffee After the Waterboard: Seemingly Voluntary Post-Abuse Statements” to SSRN, but unfortunately I don’t have a .PDF of the final page proofs to post yet. Here is the abstract of the article which appears in Volume 59 of the [...]
I just received my eagerly anticipated copy of Detention and Denial: The Case for Candor After Guantanamo by Benjamin Wittes. Ben discusses the book in greater detail over at Lawfare, with a nice excerpt located here.
Here is the official description from the book jacket:
Benjamin Wittes issues a persuasive call [...]
Over at Lawfare, Bobby Chesney writes:
In an editorial that ran on Monday, the Times took up the laudable task of defending the administration’s plans to substantially enhance the procedural safeguards associated with the annual review board process for GTMO detainees. All to the good if you ask me. Inexplicably, however, the editorial [...]
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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