Features, Online — March 29, 2012 at 4:56 pm

Upcoming Events: Brig. Gen. Mark Martins and the NSJ Symposium

Next week, the National Security Journal will be hosting two great events: a talk by Brig. Gen. Mark Martins and our yearly symposium. We very much hope to see you all there. The details of the events are available below:


Legitimacy & the Limits of Command in Reformed Military Commissions

Brig. Gen. Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor, US Military Commissions
Tuesday 4/3, 4 PM
Harvard Law School, Langdell Hall, Vorenberg Classroom (Langdell North)


The Law and Policy of Covert Operations: Current & Future Challenges

Friday, April 6, 2012
11:30pm – 6:30pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East Rooms A/B (located on the second floor)

11:30: Lunch Provided

12:00-12:15: Opening Remarks by Dean Minow

12:15-1:00: Opening Discussion – “Should the U.S. Take First-Strike in Cyberspace off the Table?”

  • Mr. Herb Lin (National Academies)
  • Prof. Chris Demchak (US Naval War College)

1:30-3:00: Panel: Future of Covert Operations: Domestic Law & Policy

  • COL Renn Gade (SOCOM)
  • Prof. Robert Chesney (UTexas)
  • Prof. William Banks (Syracuse)
  • Andru Wall (Alston Bird, former USN)
  • Moderated by Mr. Juan Zarate (CSIS, former NSC)

3:00-3:30: Coffee Break

3:30-5:00: – Panel: International Law & Covert Operations

  • Brig. Gen. (Sel) Richard Gross (CJCS)
  • Prof. Oona Hathaway (Yale)
  • Eric Greenwald (CyberCom)
  • Prof. Ken Anderson (American University – Washington)
  • Moderated by Michael J. Glennon (Tufts)

5:30-6:30pm – Keynote Address by Dana Priest (Washington Post)

One Comment

  1. Will you be webcasting the event on April 6, The Law and Policy of Covert Operations: Current & Future Challenges?

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