NICHOLAS CONNON MODERATES PANEL OF EXPERTS ON U.S. POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY

On October 2, 2015, Middle East legal expert Nicholas Connon co-moderated with SPEA Associate Professor, Beth Cate, the discussion regarding the role of the U.S. Congress and intelligence agencies in determining U.S. policy in the Middle East at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs ("SPEA") at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  The panel of experts included former CIA Chief Counsel, John Rizzo; 9/11 Commission Co-Chair and former U.S. Representative, Lee Hamilton, D-9th District; and former Baghdad Judge Advocate, Jeffrey Spears.  The speakers explored the legal and ethical implications of a variety of factors shaping U.S. engagement in the Middle East, including the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, torture, drones and data leaks.  Click here to read more about it.