The Potomac Institute for Policy Studies' International Center for Terrorism Studies held a panel discussion,  Cutting Through the "Fog of Law": Was Killing bin Laden an Illegal Extrajudicial Execution, a War Crime, or a Lawful Act During Armed Conflict? on Tuesday, June 28.  Co-sponsors of this event included the Inter-University Center for Terrorism Studies, the Inter-University Center for Legal Studies of the International Law Institute, the Center for National Security Law of the University of Virginia School of Law, and the Center for Terrorism Law of the St. Mary's University School of Law.  Click below to watch video of the event.

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 Program
 
Opening Remarks:

BGen David Reist, USMC (Ret.), Potomac Institute for Policy Studies Senior Research Fellow

Moderator:

Prof. Yonah Alexander, Director, International Center for Terrorism Studies

Panelists:

Professor Robert Turner, Co-Founder & Associate Director, Center for National Security Law, University of Virginia School of Law; former Chairman, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Marion (Spike) Bowman,  Former Deputy General Counsel (National Security), Federal Bureau of Investigation; Distinguished Fellow, Center for National Security Law

Professor Jeffrey Addicott, Director, Center for Terrorism Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law; Distinguished Professor of Law, St. Mary’s University School of Law; former senior legal adviser, U.S. Army Special Forces

Professor W. Hays Parks, Former Senior Associate Deputy General Counsel, International Affairs Division, Department of Defense

Special Guest:  

Gen. Al Gray, 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Chairman of the Board of Regents of the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies and Senior Fellow  

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