Karen Greenberg, Executive Director of the New York University School of Law’s Center for Law and Security, and co-editor of The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib, is available for commentary on the showdown between the Bush administration and the Congress, the military, and the courts over the legal prosecution of the war on terror. Greenberg’s broad expertise allows her to offer incisive analysis of such issues as the administration’s controversial detention practices (including the secret network of CIA prisons), the legality of military tribunals, and the use of aggressive interrogation techniques. Greenberg is the editor of the NYU Review of Law and Security, as well as of Al Qaeda Now and The Torture Debate in America. A prolific writer and sought-after commentator on issues related to national security, she has also authored numerous articles on the United States and Europe during World War II. She has a Ph.D. in American political history from Yale and teaches in the European Studies Department at NYU. She is a former vice-president of the Soros Foundations/Open Society Institute and the founding director of the Program in International Education. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an editor of the Archives of the Holocaust, Columbia University Series. She has served as a consultant to the NEH, the NY Council for the Humanities, the NYC Board of Education, and USAID.

Reporters interested in contacting Karen Greenberg should contact Elizabeth Fasolino, over the weekend, at 646-387-8844.

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