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Drones and the Rule of Law and War

WHEN: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 5:00 a.m. to 6:15 a.m. ET

WHERE: Bipartisan Policy Center, 1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

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The Bipartisan Policy Center’s (BPC) Homeland Security Project hosted a discussion convening legal and policy experts on the rule of law and war to discuss the use of drones and targeted killings. Panelists evaluated issues like the current frameworks regarding the use of drones, the ramifications of a “drone court,” the targeting of U.S. citizens abroad, and whether Congress should examine what these policies mean for the country.

Introductions by:

Thomas Kean
Former Governor of New Jersey
Co-chair, 9/11 Commission
Co-chair, BPC Homeland Security Project

Panel discussion featuring:

John Bellinger
Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
Former Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State
Former Legal Adviser, National Security Council

Mark Mazzetti
National Security Correspondent, The New York Times
Author, The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth

Hina Shamsi
Director, ACLU’s National Security Project

Philip Zelikow
Associate Dean, University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Former Counselor, U.S. Department of State

Moderated by:

Mike Hurley
Former Central Intelligence Agency Operative
President, Team 3i LLC
Consultant, BPC’s Homeland Security Project

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