Today I appeared on KPCC’s AirTalk to discuss an incident in Orange County where a drunk man destroyed a drone valued at $1350. Here is a video of the incident: Destruction of property in California is a crime, and is
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
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, Condoleezza Rice will visit Pepperdine University to share insights from her life and career in two special events at the Malibu campus. First, she will present “Foreign Policy in a Post-9/11 World” at 3
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
In a prior post I discussed a change to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court’s Rules of Procedure. Marc Ambinder, writing at The Atlantic and Steven Aftergood at Secrecy News both posted responses (thanks to both for the comments and traffic).
Sunday’s terrorist attacks in Kampala, Uganda claimed the life of Nate “Oteka” Henn. Nate was killed by an explosion that ripped through a rugby field where hundreds of people had gathered to watch the final match of the World Cup.
Tragedy struck Uganda in the form of an Islamist terrorist bombing attack on World Cup watchers. Among the dead and wounded are Americans serving on charitable missions —I hope readers will keep all of the victims in their prayers. Last
The Justice Department announced Zarein Ahmedzay, a U.S. citizen and resident of Queens, N.Y., pleaded guilty today in the Eastern District of New York to terrorism violations stemming from, among other activities, his role in an al-Qaeda plot to
New Issue: Journal of Conflict & Security Law: The latest issue of the Journal of Conflict & Security Law (Vol. 15, no. 1, Spring 2010) is out. Contents include: Mirko Sossai, Drugs as Weapons: Disarmament Treaties Facing the Advances
On February 22, at Noon I will be giving a speech at Temple University. The topic of the speech is “What to do about Guantanamo?” My remarks will focus on the challenges associated with closing the detention facility, and the