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Kittrie speaks at conference in Turkey

February 03, 2012

Professor Orde Kittrie spoke at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Conference, “Implementing Sanctions: Prospects and Problems,” in Istanbul on Nov. 18.

Kittrie spoke on the topic, “The U.S. Sanctions Regime.” The conference, organized in collaboration with the U.N. Panel of Experts on Iran Sanctions, included government officials from Turkey and other countries in the region.

Kittrie is a leading expert on nonproliferation legal issues and sanctions. He has testified on nonproliferation issues before both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and served as one of 12 members of a special Congressionally-created committee to make recommendations on how to better prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. Prior to joining the law faculty, Kittrie served for 11 years in the U.S. State Department, including as the lead attorney for nuclear affairs.