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ICT Workshop: New Battlefields, Old Laws

posted Sep 3, 2014, 3:20 PM by Alma Info   [ updated Sep 3, 2014, 3:21 PM ]
World Summit on Counter-Terrorism: 
ICT's 14th Annual International Conference
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya
September 10, 2014
New Battlefields, Old Laws
The Next Steps in Counter-Terrorism:
Adapting to an Evolving Threat and an Expanding Battlefield

9:30-9:45         Greetings & Introduction
                          William Banks, Syracuse University College of Law

9:45-11:00       Part I – An Evolving Threat
Chair: Daphné Richemond-Barak, Interdisciplinary Center, IDC Herzliya

The View from the United States
Matthew LevittThe Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Laurie BlankEmory University School of Law

The View from Israel
Ronen CohenFormer Director of the terror desk of the Israeli Military Intelligence directorate, & Central Command and Intelligence Officer
Daphné Richemond-BarakInterdisciplinary Center, IDC Herzliya 

11:00-11:15    Coffee Break

11:15-12:15    Part II – An Expanding Battlefield
Chair:William Banks, Syracuse University College of Law

Geoffrey CornSouth Texas College of Law
Contemporary Challenges of Localized Non-International Armed Conflicts

Michael Schmitt, U.S. Naval War College
The Parties v. Geography Debate

12:30-14:00   Part III – Rethinking the Legal Framework

An Oxford-Union Debate on the Future of the Authorization for Use of Military Force

President: Laurie BlankEmory University School of Law
Motion to be debated: "This House believes that the 2001 AUMF should be repealed."

Speaking in favor of the motion:
Jennifer Daskal, American University Washington College of Law

Speaking against the motion:
Nathan Sales, Syracuse University College of Law

Lunch will be served.

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To register, click here (please indicate "NBOL" in the subject matter).
For further information about the ICT Annual Conference click here

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