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? [...]
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 [...]
Tom Joscelyn notes that the Obama administration has delayed the trial by military commission of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, the mastermind of the USS Cole attack, according to the
Washington Post. The Defense Department denies this, saying in a statement that prosecutors ‘are actively investigating the case against Mr. al-Nashiri and [...]
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 Thursday March 11th the University of Arkansas Little Rock Law Review will be hosting a symposium focusing on prisoners’ rights. I will be appearing on the panel addressing prisoners’ rights and international law.
The symposium will feature three panels throughout the day, each focusing on different issues surrounding prisoners’ rights.
Domestic Prisoners’ [...]
Issue 3/4 of The National Security Law Report, the journal of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security is now available on-line (full disclosure, I’m the general editor). Here is a snip from the Table of Contents
Ryan Lockman, an attorney in Washington D.C. reviews Louis Fisher’s The Constitution and [...]
I was recently interviewed regarding President Obama’s decision to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility. The interview is 15 minutes long.
The interview can be heard here:
Or if the link doesn’t work for you the interview can be found here:
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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