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Ambassador Mark Lagon to return to Georgetown University

The Master of Science in Foreign Service Program (MSFS) at Georgetown University is excited to announce that Ambassador Mark P. Lagon will be joining MSFS as Visiting Professor and Concentration Chair for International Relations and Security, effective August, 2010.
Dr. Lagon brings to MSFS a wealth of experience from both the public and nonprofit worlds of international affairs.  Prior to coming …

“Watching the world wake up from history . . .” The Wall and the end of the Cold War: Video and Commentary

A previous post discussed German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s address to a Joint Session of Congress and the commemoration of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Over the next several days, there will be many celebrations in Germany and elsewhere in the West recognizing the demise of the Wall and the beginning of the end of the Cold War.
In these celebrations, …

“Giving Voice to Hope: Music of Liberian Refugees”—Teaching about the West African conflict through music

Thanks to Twitter, I just came across this letter:

Greetings,
Over the past two years, in collaboration with others at the University of Alberta, I’ve been working with Liberian musicians living in Buduburam, a refugee camp near the Ghanaian capital, Accra, to produce a benefit CD representing music of camp residents.
The Buduburam camp was established in 1990 (with support from the UN …

Office of Legal Counsel Memos on International and National Security Law Just Posted

Bobby Chesney brings to our attention 6 OLC memos that were posted on the OLC website yesterday:

“PROTECTED PERSON” STATUS IN OCCUPIED IRAQ UNDER THE FOURTH GENEVA CONVENTION (March 18, 2004) (added 1/08/09)
STATUS OF TALIBAN FORCES UNDER ARTICLE 4 OF THE THIRD GENEVA CONVENTION OF 1949 (February 7, 2002) (added 1/08/09)
AUTHORITY OF THE PRESIDENT UNDER DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL …


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Anthony Clark Arend is Professor of Government and Foreign Service at Georgetown University and the Director of the Master of Science in Foreign Service in the Walsh School of Foreign Service.

Commentary and analysis at the intersection of international law and politics.