Greg McNeal, associate professor of law, has received $165,000 from the Carthage Foundation to research the U.S. practice of targeted killings. The research and resulting book will educate policymakers and the public about America’s use of lethal force against suspected terrorists.
Professor McNeal’s research is grounded in the idea that when the United States [...]
From the Pepperdine University news story:
Professor Gregory S. McNeal and eight other experts in national security, technology, and privacy recently attended a series of unprecedented briefings at the headquarters of the National Security Agency in Fort Meade, Md. The briefers included the most senior leaders, technicians, and lawyers in the NSA. [...]
I’ll be discussing targeted killings, drone strikes and drone warfare on Friday, April 26th in Las Vegas, NV. In the talk I will describe the legal justification for the U.S. practice of targeted killings and the bureaucratic and political approval process for conducting strikes. I will also touch on the controversies associated with targeted [...]
Today I appeared on Huffington Post Live on a panel discussing rules for the use of drones in targeted killings. The panel information and video clip appear below.
In anticipation of the election, the Obama administration started working to codify drone policies. Why did they wait so long and what might the rules look like? [...]
Are Targeted Killings and Drone Warfare Unlawful?
On Tuesday, September 11th, 2012 I will be presenting at Brigham Young University, School of Law. The event is entitled “Are Targeted Killings Unlawful?” and it will feature commentary by law of war expert and former JAG, Professor Eric Jensen.
From the host’s description:
The Federalist [...]
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.
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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