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ASU Insight: The next President’s fight against terror

Arizona State University, Kurt Volker, New America, McCain Institute

Ambassador Kurt Volker, Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership

October 19, 2016

On Oct. 20, The McCain Institute for International Leadership, Arizona State University’s Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and New America hosted a one-day conference on international rule of law and counterterrorism.

The event featured scholars, practitioners, and former senior government officials who explored whether U.S. counterterrorism policies and activities are consistent with the rule of law, how other countries are affected by these policies and efforts, and their impact on the United States’ ability to help strengthen legal systems around the world. Throughout the day, speakers and panelists discussed recommendations for counterterrorism policies for the next administration.

Featured Speakers:

Anne-Marie Slaughter
President and CEO, New America

Ambassador Kurt Volker
Executive Director, McCain Institute for International Leadership

Jack Goldsmith
Henry L. Shattuck Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Barry Goldwater Visiting Chair of American Institutions, Arizona State University

Peter Bergen
Director, New America's International Security Program
Professor of Practice, Arizona State University

Hina Shamsi
Director, National Security Project, American Civil Liberties Union

Video production: New America