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NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security Hosts Open Forum, “Making the National Security System Work,” Apr. 9

April 2, 2009
N-388, 2008-09

On Thursday, April 9, 2009, from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security will host an open forum, “Making the National Security System Work,” to discuss issues raised by its latest report, Reforming the Culture of National Security: Vision, Clarity and Accountability. The report, a result of a working group at the Center sponsored by the Markle Foundation, provides recommendations for cultural - not structural - reform of the national security establishment to provide effective assessment of and response to evolving, cross-cutting, and interrelated threats. The full report may be found at

The forum will take place at NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets). The event is free and open to the public. To make a press reservation, please call 212.992.8854 or e-mail

  • WHAT: “Making the National Security System Work”
  • WHO: Michael Sheehan, distinguished fellow, NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security; James P. Rubin, adjunct professor of international and public affairs, Columbia University; David Rothkopf, author and visiting scholar, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Zoe Baird, moderator, president of the Markle Foundation
  • WHEN: Thursday, April 9, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets); Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street))

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
School of Law, Research, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Michael Orey | (914) 340-5555

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