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National Security Report Back Issues

The Committee newsletter "The National Security Law Report" ran from 1991 to 2011. The Report included summaries of committee conferences, pertinent law and national security updates, recent cases, book reviews, pending legislation, and other writings relevant to the field. Explore back issues of the Report here.

Volume 32 - 2010 & 2011

Issue 1 (Winter 2010)

  • A Comparative Look at the Investigative Detention of Terror Suspects in the US, the UK and France
  • The Problem with Law Avoidance
  • In Counterterrorism, the Law of War is a Key Source of Law for the Courts
  • Book Review: "Is There a Right to Remain Silent?" Coercive Interrogation And The Fifth Amendment After 9/11 
  • The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Stock Broker’s Clerk
  •  The winning paper of the 2009 National Security Law Student Writing Competition: Redefining Fourth Amendment Rights in the Digital Age: Suspicionless Border Searches of Electronic Data Storage Devices

Issue 2 (Spring 2011)

  • A Debate About the Significance of the Ahmed Ghailan Trial Verdict
  • How Can We Make the Internet More Secure?
  • A Commemorations of Morris I. Leibman
  • Integrating Students into National Security Law
  • Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Tony West
  • Protecting Against Economic Espionage
  • Cyber Security: Responding to the Threat of Cyber Crime and Terrorism 

Issue 3 (Fall 2011)

  • Are Mexican Cartels a Threat to National Security?
  • What is the Customary Law of War or Does that Even Matter?
  • Breakfast Program: 2011 - Ten Years Later
  • Breakfast Program: America the Vulnerable - "The New Face of International Conflict"
  • The Mexican Drug War: The Case for a Non-International Armed Conflict Classification

Volume 31 - 2009

Issue 1 (January - February)

  • Was the Gaza Campaign Legal
  • Proportionality "Re-Configured"
  • The winning paper of the 2008 National Security Law Student Writing Competition: Covert Action and the War on Terror: Reconciling Secrecy and Public Legitimacy

Issue 2 (March - April)

  • Looking Back to Go Forward: Remaking U.S. Detainee Policy
  • Money Laundering: The United States Should Loosen the Restraints, But Do So Carefully
  • Redefining Liberty in the 21st Century

Issue 3 (May - June)

  • Enforcing ICC Arrest Warrants
  • National Security and the International Criminal Court
  • Standing Committee mourns the loss of Judge Robinson O. Everett

Issues 3-4 (July - October)

  • Military Commission, the Golden Rule, and the Laws of War: A Comment on the Detention Policy Tastk Force's Preliminary Report of July 20, 2009 and the NDAA Amendements to the Military Commissions Act
  • Covert Action Policy and Procedure
  • Book Review: “The Constitution and 9/11”
  • Be Careful What You Wish For: A Review of Ibrahim Warde’s The Price of Fear
  • Jeh C. Johnson: Speech to the ABA Standing Committee  

Volume 30 - 2008

Issue 1 (March)

  • Enemy Combatants in the "War on Terror?" A Case Study of How Myopic Lawyering Makes Bad Law
  • Combatant Status Under the Laws of War
  • Intelligence Agency? Does the U.S. Need a Domestic Intelligence Agency?
  • Committee on Law and National Security Available Resources

Issue 2 (June)

  • The Court, The Culture Wars and Real Wars
  • Reflecting on Boumediene: The Substance of Habeas and the Futility of Exhaustion
  • Commentary: Munaf, Bigger than Boumediene?
  • Commentary: Boumediene: The Path Forward
  • Morris I. Leibman Award Presented to Professor Howard S. Levie
  • ABA Committee Announces the 2008 National Security Law Student Writing Competition

Issue 3 (September - October)

  • Special Issue: “Advice for the Next Administration and Congress" 
  • “A Running Start: Getting Law Ready During a Presidential Transition”
  • “Homeland Security Reform Priorities for the Next Administration and Congress” 
  • “A National Security System for the 21st Century”
  • “Advice to the Next Administration and Congress Regarding Coercive Interrogation” 
  • “The Four Freedoms as Good Law and Grand Strategy"

Issue 4 (November - December)

  • Guantanamo’s Second Generation
  • Why Are We Trying to Solve the “Problem of Guantanamo?”
  • Run for the Border: Laptop Searches and the Fourth Amendment
  • “International Travel and the Constitution" 
  •  Conference Summary of the Committee’s workshop: “The Intersection of Immigration and National Security” 

Volume 29 - 2007

Issue 1 (February)

  • U.K. Perspectives: Detaining Suspected Terrorists"
  • Anti-Terrorism Orders Out of Control?
  • Civilians Accompanying Forces in the Field Now Subject to UCMJ
  • Army is Maximizing Lawyers' Skills in Contemporary Operations
  • Improving Disaster Preparedness Through Good Samaritan Legislation

Issue 2 (May)

  • The Power of Congress to Restrain the President's Exercise of Military Force
  • Democratic Checks on Presidential Wars
  • Federal Commandeering in Times of Emergency
  • Book Review: Leading at the Speed of Light: New Strategies for U.S. Security
  • In the Information Age
  • The War on Terrorism, the War of Ideologies, and the Strategic Legal Advisor: Using Lawfare to Our Advantage?

Issue 3 (August)

  • The Nuclear Proliferation Threat
  • A report on the Standing Committee’s Special Program titled: Responding to the Department of Justice Inspector General’s Report on the Use of National Security Letters

Issue 4 (November)

  • What’s Wrong With Rendition
  • Transferring Suspected Terrorists
  • A Debate Between Professor John Yoo (Berkeley) and Dean Jesse Choper (Berkeley) concerning the Military Commissions Act’s Restraint of Habeas Jurisdiction

Volume 28 - 2006

Issue 1 (March)

  • Special Issue: The NSA Surveillance Debate
  • If Men Were Angels: NSA Eavesdropping and the Fourth Amendment
  • Sellers Remorse? The Auhtorization for Use of Military Force in the NSA Surveillance Debate
  • The Statutory Argument in the NSA Surveillance Debate
  • National Security Law and the NSA-FISA Controversy
  • If the Commander in Chief Does It, It's Not Illegal: The Nixon Doctrine Revised
  • Above the Law?
  • Understanding Counterterrorism Technology and Privacy
  • Additional Resources Concering the NSA Surveillance Debate

Issue 2 (July)

  • Arar v. Ashcroft: "Why Constitutional Rights Litigation Should Not Follow the Flag
  • Arar v. Ashcroft: "Rights Without Remedies: The Newfound National Security Exception to Bivens
  • Rumsfeld v. Padilla: Dodging the Jose Padilla Case
  • Breakfast Program: Philip Zelikow: Legal Policy in the Twilight of War

Issue 3 (September)

  • Essays on the Issue of Criminal Prosecution Relating to Leaks of Classified Information
  • The Lessons of History
  • What to Do About Leaks?
  • Leaks, National Security and the First Amendment 
  • Freedom of the Press Is Not Freedom from the Law
  • Prosecuting Journalists Would Be Unprecedented and Unwise
  • Inconvenient Truth About Leaks

Issue 4 (November)

  • The Constitution vs. Counterterrorism
  • Greasing the Wheels of Justice: Independent Experts in National Security Cases
  • A Review of Robert Young Pelton’s Licensed to Kill: Hired Guns in the War on Terror
  • Voices from the Stars? America’s Generals and Public Debates
  • Understanding the Privatization of National Security - Conference Executive Summary
  • Remarks by Benjamin Powell, General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Volume 27 - 2005

Issue 1 (February) 

  • Counterterrorism Technology and Privacy, A report on the June 2004 Cantigny Conference in Wheaton, Illinois
  • Cantigny Principles on Technology, Terrorism and Privacy

Issue 2 (March) 

  • Conference Report: National Security, Law in a Changed World: The Fourteenth Annual Review of the Field

Issue 3 (June)

  • Breakfast Program: Judge Laurence Silberman, Co-Chair of the WMD Comission, DIscusses the Commission's Process and Conclusions
  • Piracy Law as a Weapon in the War on Terror
  • Debate: Non-Self-Executing Declarations by the Senate
  • Response to Professor Halberstam
  • Professor Halberstam's Reply

Issue 4 (August) 

  • Special Issue: Careers in National Security Law
  • Event Summary: Different Paths In National Security Law
  • Profile: Suzanne E. Spaulding, Managing Director, The Harbor Group by Brad Moss
  • Profile: Col. Tia Johnson, General Counsel, Internationl Criminal Court Task Force, U.S. Army JAG Charles Moldenhauer
  • Profile: Jeremy Zucker, Associate, Hogan & Hartson by Justin Zeefe
  • Profile: Sheldon I. Cohen, Private Practice, Arlington, VA
  • Profile: Judge William H. Webster, Senior Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley, and McCloy by Jodi Else
  • Profile: Angeline G. Chen, Associate General Counsel, Lockheed Martin; Adjunct Professor, George Mason University Law School, University of Maryland

Issue 5 (October)

  • Law Amid the Ruins: Doing Business After Disaster, A report on the May 2005 Cantigny Conference in Wheaton, Illinois.
  • Start with a Worst-Case Scenario, and then Work Backwards and Forwards
  • Common Vocabulary, Common Goal
  • Existing Plans: Pros and Cons (The National Response Plan)
  • It's the Process, Not the Plan
  • Broaching the Fear Issue: Educating the Public
  • Private Sector Roles and Responsibilities
  • Interdependency: Dividing Responsibilities
  • Adressing the Legal Dimension
  • What's Next: Conclusions and Next Steps

Volume 26 - 2004

Issue 1 (March) 

  • Conference Report: The Thirteenth Annual Morris I. Liebman Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference

Issue 2 (Summer)

  • The Proliferation Security Initiative: A New Multilateralism
  • Book Review: Combating Terrorism: Strategies of Ten Countries
  • Book Review: Piercing the Veil of Secrecy
  • Breakfast Program: Counsel to the President Alberto R. Gonzales Discusses Administration Procedures on Unlawful Combatants

Issue 3 (October)

  • Perspectives on a U.S. China Strategic Relationship
  • New Committee Members Selected: Baker Appointed Chair
  • 9/11 Commission Members Assess Prospects for Change in Intelligence
  • Book Review: A War of a Different Kind: Military Forces and America's Search for Homeland Security
  • Intelligence Community Reform: Pending Legislation
  • Breakfast Program: Judge Chertoff Addresses Challenges to the Legal System in Fighting Terrorism
  • Breakfast Program: Rep. Harman on Changing U.S. Intelligence Community
  • Panel Assesses Long Term Impact of the Supreme Court's 2004 National Security Related Decisions

Issue 4 (November)

  • A Practical History of the USA PATRIOT Act
  • Advisory Committee Members Selected: Friedman Appointed Chair
  • Rhetoric, Practice, and Historical Perspective in the War on Terror
  • Intelligence Reform in Congress

Volume 25 - 2003

Issue 1 (May)

  • Conference Reports: National Security, Law in a Changed World: The Twelfth Annual Review of the Field and Outer Space Law and Policy and National Security Concerns in the 21st Century: A Cantigny Conference Executive Summary"

Issue 2 (October) 

  • The Role of the Military in Securing the Homeland: A McCormick Tribune Foundation Cantigny Conference Series Post-Conference Report

Issue 3 (December)

The Guantanamo Bay Detentions: A Point-Counterpoint

  • Detaining Terrorists at Guantanamo Bay: Questions of Law and Policy
  • The Staturs of Terrorists
  • Questions and Answers with Colonel M. Tia Johnson, Legal Advisor Defense Reform Commission
  • Breakfast Meeting: Col. Frederic Borch and Col. Will Dunn
  • Standing Committee on Law and National Security Law, A Brief History, November 2003

Volume 24 - 2002

Issue 1 (May)

  • Conference Report: Moving from Polarization to Progress on National Security Issues
  • Book Review: The White House Staff Inside the West Wing and Beyond

 

Volume 23 - 2001

Issue 1 (January - February)

  •  R.James Woolsey On National Security Challenges in the 21st Century
  • After Burma: The Fifty States, Terrorism and a Unified National Security Policy
  • Kosovo Update: United Nations Efforts to Establish the Rule of Law
  • Judicial Review Features of the Drug King Pin Act
  • The International Legal Regulation of Navy Space Operations

Issue 2 (March - April)

  • Special Issue: National Security Law in a Changing World: The Tenth Annual Review of the Field

Issue 3 (September)

  • A Message from the Chair: The Tasks Ahead
  • Summary of Key Provisions in USA PATRIOT ACT of 2001
  • The Terrorist Threat at Home: Legal Responses

Volume 22 - 2000

Issue 1 (January - February)

  • Latin America and New U.S. National Security Concerns for the Year 2000
  • The 21st Century Pirate: Modernity of an Ancient Scourge
  • Book Review: A G-Man's Journal
  • Defending Against the Rogue: Deterrence and Building A U.S. National Missile Defense System
  • James L. Pavitt, CIA Deputy Director for Operations, Addresses the Standing Committee

Issue 2 (March - April)

  • Gilman G. Louie Discusses In-Q-Tel the CIA's New High-Tech Investment Company
  • Enforcing International Humanitarian Law: The U.S. Office of War Crimes Issues
  • Whatever Happened to the Alien Terrorist Removal Court?

Issue 3 (May - June)

  • The Way to Missile Defense: Dealing with Russia and Ourselves
  • Catastrophic Terrorism: A Cantigny Conference Executive Summary
  • Book Review: Honey and Vinegar - Incentives, Sanctions and Foreign Policy
  • Trolling for Terrorists: New Report Outlines Surveillance Authorities

Issue 4 (July - August)

  • New Targeting and Goals for National Security in Intelligence Matters
  • Is Catastrophic Terrorism Just Strategic "Peanuts?"
  • Book Review: the Soul of Battle
  • Book Review: Information Warfare and Security

Volume 21 - 1999

Issue 1 (May)

  • Representative Bill McCollum Discusses US National Security Policy in the 21st Century
  • Former HPSCI Chairman David McCurdy Highlights the Private Sector's Role in the Digital Age
  • Russian Delegation Addresses Export Control and Non-Proliferation Progress
  • Book Review: Terrorism and America
  • Book Review: Democracy at Dawn
  • Milosevic Indicted by ICTY

Issue 2 (June)

  • Special Issue: National Security Law in a Changing World: The Eighth Annual Review of the Field

Issue 3 (July)

  • The Importance of Kosovo for NATO
  • Congress' Role in the Kosovo Crisis
  • Crossing the International Status Line: Kosovo and its Refugees
  • A Short History of the Kosovo Crisis

Issue 4 (August)

  • Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. John J. Hamre Challenges Standing Committee to Lead Debate on Homeland Defense
  • What's a Pound of Your Information Worth? Constructs for Collaboration and Consistency
  • Emerging Issues in Cyberdefense
  • What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing Challenging the the U.S. Government's Cryptography Regulations?
  • PFIAB Chairman Testifies Before the HASC on Security at the U.S. Department of Energy
  • Privacy in the 21st Century
  • The E-Commerce Weak Link
  • Exploits: How Hackers Hack

Issue 5 (September)

  • Ambassador Max Kampelman Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • Curtis, Davis, and Wood Named to Standing Committee
  • Book Review: Tracking Nuclear Proliferation
  • Book Review: Policing the New World Disorder
  • Ninth Circuit Panel Rules on Encryption Export Controls in Bernstein v. U.S. DOJ et al
  • The U.S. DoD Arms Control Compliance Process
  • The White House Press Release on the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2000

Issue 6 (November)

  • Sovereignty & Independence: The Mainline China-Taiwan-United States Triangle
  • A Report on Document Exploitation in Bosnia and NATO's Stabilization Force
  • Merits of the ABM Treaty are Debated at June Breakfast
  • Special Thanks to Dr. Robert F. Turner

Volume 20 - 1998

Issue 1 (Winter)

  • General Marsh Outlines Infrastructure Protection Recommendations
  • Snider Discusses Hill Access to Intelligence
  • Book Review: After the Cold War
  • National Security Resources on the Internet
  • Senator Calls for More Efforts to Curb the spread of WMD Technology
  • Federal Judge Criticizes State Department's Visa Policy
  • Israel and US Begin to Discuss Restructuring Financial Aid

Issue 2 (May)

  • Special Issue: National Security Law in a Changing World: The Sixth Annual Review of the Field Conference

Issue 3 (July)

  • Special Issue: National Security Law in a Changing World: The Seventh Annual Review of the Field Conference
  • Promoting the Rule of Law A Tribute to Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Issue 4 (November)

  • Special Tributes to Lewis Franklin Powell Jr. (1907-1998)

Issue 5 (Fall - Winter)

  • General Barry R. McCaffrey Discusses Drug Policy
  • JCS Chairman General Henry H. Shelton Addresses June Breakfast
  • Book Review: The Pacific War and the Origins of Modern Intelligence

Volume 19 - 1997

Issue 1 (Winter)

  • Ambassador Saito Discusses US - Japan Security Relationship
  • National Security Implications of the Information Age
  • Book Review: The Next War
  • Senate Consents to Ratification of Chemical Arms Ban Before April Deadline
  • President Ratifies CWC Treaty
  • Russian Duma Delays Action on CWC
  • NATO Expansion Questions Begin Reaching Hill

Issue 2 (May)

  • FISA Court Chief Judge Royce Lamberth Discusses Work of Court
  • Under Secretary Slocombe Says Nuclear Weapons Still Necessary for Deterrence
  • Book Review: International News and Foreign Correspondents
  • Business Executives Call for Biological Weapons Strategy
  • Editor Disavows Stories Alleging CIA Drug Conspiracy
  • Nonproliferation Center Warns of Russian Rocket Exports

Issue 3 (June)

  • Hong Kong's Top Lawyer Envisions "Sherpa" Role for Future
  • A View from the Senate
  • Should The Military be Dealing with Adulterers?
  • Bolton and Turner to Debate "In International Law Really Law?"
  • Defense Spending Bills Move Rapidly Through Both House and Senate
  • House Passes Bill Calling for Greater Attention on Chinese Intelligence and Military Activities
  • Congress Scrutinizing Secretary Cohen's Base-Closing Plan

Issue 4 (Summer)

  • Okinawa Governor Ota Addresses ABA Breakfast
  • Adultery and the Military: A Reply to Gen. Creighton
  • Why US Troops Must Arrest War Criminals
  • Classification Appeals Panel Rules Against Agencies in 33 of First 34 Cases
  • Former State Department Legal Adviser Proposes Treaty on Property Rights
  • New Study Examines Sharing Secrets With Congress
  • NSIC Published New Organized Crime Monographs

Issue 5 (September)

  • Special Issue: The Strategy of Sanctions, a Cantigny Conference, May 8-9 1997

Issue 6 (Fall)

  • Jack McNeill Receives First ABA Liebman Award
  • Bosley, Peterson and Spaulding Named to Standing Committee
  • Former Defense Secretary Weinberger Calls for NATO Expansion and Missile Defense
  • Book Review: Citizen Warriors
  • Is International Law Really Law?
  • Critical Infrastructure Panel Warns of Computer Threats to Communications and Electrical Networks
  • Information Security Oversight Report
  • Chinese Media Report

Volume 18 - 1996

Issue 1 (Winter)

  • Law Enforcement and Intelligence in the Last Years of the Twentieth Century
  • Russian Ambassador Laments Lack of U.S. Support
  • Book Review: My American Journey
  • SFRC Agrees to Report Chemical Weapons Convention

Issue 2 (March)

  • Special Supplement: Chairman's Report, About the Standing Committee

Issue 3 (April)

  • Harold Brown Reports on Work of Intelligence Commission 
  • General Krulak Warns of "Lack of Values" in Society 
  • An Interview with State Department Legal Adviser Conrad Harper
  • Book Review: The Wages of Guilt
  • Martin Faga Describes Work of Government Secrecy Commission

Issue 4 (May - June)

  • Under Secretary Davis Reports on Korea and on Moscow Summit
  • A Special Tribute to William E. Colby (1920-1996)
  • Turkey's Role in Security in the Balkans, the Caucasus, and Central Asia
  • Book Review: United Nations Peace Operations
  • House Passes Iran-Libya Foreign Oil Sanctions Act
  • 1997 Foreign Operations Appropriations Bill Approved by Senate Subcommittee
  • Most Favored Nation Trading Status for China Set for Vote
  • Senate Panel Approves Defense Authorization

Issue 5 (Summer)

  • An Interview with Defense Department General Counsel Judith A. Miller
  • Book Review: The Middle East
  • CIA Attorney John Rizzo Receives Tom Clark Award
  • Intelligence Reform Effort Appears Stalled in Congress
  • Senate Prepares to Vote on Defense Authorization Bill
  • Congress Exploring Recent Iran-Turkey Natural Gas Deal

Issue 6 (October)

  • Bass, Healey and Williamson Appointed to Standing Committee
  • An Interview with Former CIA General Counsel Jeffrey H. Smith
  • Faculty Seminar on Teaching Strategic Weapons Proliferation
  • Book Review: Americans No More
  • Congress Approves FY97 Intelligence Authorization Bill
  • President Approves Defense Conference Report in Omnibus Appropriations Bill

Issue 7 (November)

  • Special Conference Issue: Law Enforcement & Intelligence: Report on the September 19-20 Conference

Issue 8 (December)

  • Dellinger Discusses "Executive Branch Lawmaking"
  • Representative Porter Goss Responds to CIA Critics
  • Book Review: Executive Privilege
  • In Memoriam John H. "Jack" McNeill (1941-1996)

Volume 17 - 1995

Issue 1 (January)

  • The International Atomic Energy Agency
  • Dan McMichael Salutes Frank Barnett at Conference Dinner
  • Book Review: The Law of Naval Warfare 
  • Book Review: Excessive Maritime Claims
  • Edward Hidalgo (1912-1995)

Issue 2-3 (February - March)

  • National Security Issues in the 104th Congress
  • Aspin Outlines Role of Intelligence Commission
  • Standing Committee Member L. Britt Snider Named Staff Director of Intelligence Commission
  • Book Review: War and Responsibility

Issue 4 (April)

  • The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
  • Senator Specter Calls for Intelligence Help for U.S. Business
  • Book Review: Somalia and Operation Restore Hope
  • Zoe Baird Named to Standing Committee
  • David Martin (1914-1995)

Issue 5 (May)

  • White House Counsel Discusses Separation of Powers
  • "Law Enforcement and Intelligence" Showcase Set for August 6
  • Book Review: High Seas
  • Book Review: A Sense of Values
  • Book Review: Regulating Covert Action

Issue 7-9 (Summer)

  • Shenefield Testifies on Terrorism Bill
  • Report on June 29 Breakfast
  • Book Reviews: Nicaragua and the World Court

Issue 10 (October)

  • Panel Discusses Problems of Law Enforcement and Intelligence
  • Former NSC Legal Adviser Paul Stevens Named New Standing Committee Chair
  • An Interview with NSC Legal Adviser Alan Kreczko
  • Book Review: U.S. Intelligence at the Crossroads
  • House and Senate Approve Intelligence Bills
  • Intelligence Commission Updates

Issue 11 (November)

  • Carlucci Offers Five Rules for Effective Policy
  • Congressional Interference with Constitutional Power of the Executive

Issue 12 (December)

  • Special Conference Issue: National Security Law in a Changing World: The Fifth Annual Review of the Field

Volume 16 - 1994

Issue 1 (January)

  • Combating Proliferation with "Catch-All" Statutory Provisions
  • National Security Issues Facing the New Congress
  • Mary C. Lawton (1935-1993)
  • Book Review: Toward Managed Peace
  • Ambassador Miller Guest at February 17 Breakfast

Issue 2 (February)

  • Glickman Calls for Releasing Intelligence Community Budget
  • Secretary of Defense Perry to Address March Breakfast
  • Proposed Rules for the International Tribunal to Adjudicate War Crimes Committed in the Former Yugoslavia 
  • Prominent Historian John Lewis Gaddis Rebuts "Revisionist" Cold War History

Issue 2a (February)

  • Special Conference Supplement: Anarchy in the Third World

Issue 3-4 (March - April)

  • Secretary of Defense Perry Addresses March Breakfast
  • National Classification System Update
  • Ambassador Miller Provide Rules for Low Intensity Conflict

Issue 5 (May)

  • Proposed Rules for the War Crimes Tribunal in the Former Yugoslavia
  • Lucinda Low Testifies on Foreign Aid Reform
  • "Partnership for Peace" Program to be Discussed May 26
  • Ukraine Project Seeks Experts in Export Control Law and Administration
  • American Assembly Issues Report on Post-Cold War Intervention Policy

Issue 6 (June)

  • Democracy Training Comes Too Late for Rwanda
  • INS Commissioner Doris Meissner Addresses National Security Immigration Problems
  • War Crimes Rules for the Former Yugoslavia

Issue 7-8 (Summer)

  • Special Conference Issue: Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Issue 9 (September)

  • Bruemmer and Heymann Named to Committee
  • Truman Didn't "Ignore Congress" On Koran War

Issue 10 (October)

  • Adm. Owen Emphasizes Jointness and Technology for Post-Cold War Military
  • Non-Governmental Security Threats to be Addressed at Conference
  • Book Review: Operation Anadyr
  • Book Review: Enforcing Restraint
  • Clinton Administration May Seek Revision of War Powers Resolution
  • Congress Set to Reassess US Intelligence Community
  • Ex-KGB General Alleges Philip Agee Sold US Secrets to Moscow
  • Talks to Put Teeth in Biological Weapons Convention to Start in January

Issue 11 (November)

  • Dr. Edward Teller Emphasizes Need for International Cooperation
  • Les Aspin to Address January 19 Breakfast
  • Book review: Death By Government
  • Standing Committee to Cosponsor Chemical Weapons Conference
  • Truman and Korea - Comments and Corrections

Issue 12 (December)

  • National Security Implications of the Law of the Sea Convention
  • Conference Examines Non-Governmental Security Threats
  • Book Review: Waiting for Winter to End
  • Humberto Ortego Resigns as Nicaraguan Defense Chief
  • State Department Says Serb Atrocities Increased in Recent Months
  • Biological Weapons Evidence found in Iraq
  • Russian Arms Controls Developments

Volume 15 - 1993

Issue 1 (January)

  • Redefining National Security: A Post-Cold War Imperative
  • Gates to Address February 18 Breakfast
  • Court Denies Lonetree Appeal
  • Book Review: To Unite Our Strength
  • Sowcroft Admits Covert Effort to Oust Saddam
  • START II Endorsed by Russian Military
  • START I Awaits Ukraine Ratification

Issue 2 (February)

  • Strengthening Congressional Oversight of Intelligence
  • Gates Opposes CIA Role in Industrial Espionage or Active Law Enforcement
  • Debate over Intelligence Budget Anticipates
  • United States Endorses U.N. Rapid Deployment Force
  • DPRK on Collision Course with IAEA over Nuke Site Inspections
  • Second Libyan Poison Gas Plant Discovered

Issue 3 (March)

  • Promoting the Rule of Law in Militaries of Emerging Democracies
  • Let's Keep Our Old-Fashioned "National Security," NSIC Sponsors Working Group on Intelligence Reform
  • Army Report on Iraqi War Crimes Sent to Security Council
  • DPRK-IAEA Clash Leads to NPT Withdrawal and Possible Security Council Action
  • FIA Says Pakistan has Four to Seven Nukes
  • Iranian Weapons of Mass Destruction Programs Outlined

Issue 4 (April)

  • Foreign Investment in U.S. National Security Business, Senator DeConcini Addresses Breakfast
  • Conference to Examine "Anarchy in the Third World"
  • State Department Reports 38% Decline in International Terrorist Attacks in '92; names Iran as most dangerous sponsor of terrorism
  • Iraqi-sponsored Attack on Former President Bush Thwarted in Kuwait
  • Egypt Charges Iran and Sudan with Terrorism
  • U.S. Spy Satellite Photos Shared with IAEA
  • Poll Reports 71.6% of Panamanians Favor U.S. Military Presence After 1999

Issue 5 (May)

  • DeConcini Responds to Gates Remarks on Oversight
  • Assessing the 1992 Intelligence Reorganization Legislation
  • Security Council Unanimously Approves Bosnia War Crimes Tribunal; Urges DPRK to Reconsider NPT Withdrawal
  • Applies Magnetics-Nakamichi Sale Said to Violate Exon-Florio
  • Ukrain Hardens Stand on Nukes
  • Iran Continues Arms Buildup; Nuclear Programs 

Issue 6 (June)

  • Russia's Security and Intelligence Services Today
  • Anarchy Conference Praised by ABA President
  • Supreme Court Avoids Constitutional Challenge to Export Administration Act
  • Book Review: U.S. Intelligence Evolution and Anatomy
  • Book Review: The Reader's Guide to Intelligence Periodicals
  • WHO Asks ICJ to Advise on Legality of Using Nukes
  • DPRK Suspends NPT Withdrawal
  • Iran Calls for Moslem Unity in Acquiring Technology

Issue 6a (June)

  • Special Conference Supplement: Second Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

Issue 7 (July)

  • Kampleman Says Europe Must "Reach for the 'Ought'"
  • New York Panels to Address Proliferation
  • Peacekeeping and War Crimes
  • Firmer Stand Needed on North Korean Nukes

Issue 8 (August)

  • Controlling Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Frank Rockwell Barnett (1921-1993)
  • Sudan Added to State Department Terrorism List
  • Bosnia asks ICJ to Declare Peace Accord "Null and Void" 
  • U.S. Imposes Sanctions for PRC Missile Sales to Pakistan
  • Russian Reformers Seeking U.S. National Security Law Expertise

Issue 9 (September)

  • The U.S. Navy and the Marine Pollution Convention
  • First Circuit Applies CIA Information Act
  • Book Review: Making War
  • Commission on Improving UN Recommends Voluntary Quick Reaction Force and Expanding Security Council
  • U.S. Unable to Verify Dismantling of Russian Nuke

Issue 10 (October)

  • Chief Arms Inspector Kay Addresses Breakfast
  • "National Security in a Changing World" Conference Held
  • John Marsh Affirms Commitment to Rule of Law at October Conference
  • December Conference to Examine Democracy and the Rule of Law in Foreign Affairs
  • PFIAB Reorganized at White House
  • Duke Law School Establishes Center on Law, Ethics and National Security
  • NSIC Report on Transnational Criminal Enterprises

Issue 11 (November)

  • Attorney General Reno Addresses Intelligence and Law Enforcement
  • Stalin Approved Korean Attack, Urged Chinese Intervention

Issue 12 (December)

  • Zbigniew Brzezinski on North Korea and Bosnia
  • Task Force on Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Book Review: Reducing Nuclear Danger
  • Nuclear Materials Smuggling Rings Broken in Ukraine
  • Iranian Defense Minister Visits North Korea

Volume 14 - 1992

Issue 1 (January)

  • U.S. Seeks to Stifle Megaweapons Trade
  • Latin America and the Caribbean: Problems and Opportunities
  • Book Review: Deadlines A Memoir
  • Yugoslavia: Another View

Issue 2 (February)

  • Iraqi War Crimes Trial - A Progress Report
  • Leahy Bill would Narrow FOIA National Security Exemptions
  • Book Review: October Surprise: America's Hostage in Iran and the Election of Ronald Reagan
  • An Independent Quebec?

Issue 3 (March)

  • Japan - U.S. Military Cooperation Still Essential
  • Treasury Issues Final Exon-Florio Regulations
  • Book review: The Political Economy of Defense Contracting
  • Conference on "Intelligence in a Post-Cold War World"
  • CNCL Summer Institute on National Security Law

Issue 4 (April)

  • Judge Sporkin Urges Private Sector Action Program for the Former Soviet Union
  • Case Notes: INS v. Doherty - The Attorney General's power to Deport
  • Book Review: SDI and the Alternatives
  • Book Review: Espionage and Secrecy
  • Standing Committee to Consider Wide-Ranging Agenda
  • "The National Security Agenda..."

Issue 5 (May)

  • In Memoriam of Morris Liebman, the "Godfather" of National Security Law

Issue 6-8 (June - August)

  • Conference Surveys Post-Cold War Intelligence Issues, Democratization Goals
  • Kidnapping and the Supreme Court: Understanding the Alvarez Decision
  • Book Review: The Spy Who Saved the World
  • Independent Counsel Statute
  • U.S. v. George, Export Controls Reexamined

Issue 9 (September)

  • Five Named to Standing Committee
  • Ex-KGB Chairman Addresses Breakfast
  • ABA Convention Panel Links Law and World Order
  • Conference to Honor Morris Liebman
  • Pentagon Declassifies NRO
  • House Subcommittee Approves Anti-Terrorism Bill
  • POW Information Declassifies
  • Castro Halts Nuclear Power Plan Construction

Issue 10 (October)

  • Cuban General Says Castro "Crazy" and "in his last hour"
  • Maryland Court Adopts Restrictive View of State-Secrets Doctrine
  • Post-Referendum Canada
  • Senate Consents to START
  • Iranian Arms Buildup
  • EPA to Police Nuclear Weapons
  • France Agrees to Trial of Terrorists in Libya
  • Russia Selling Declassified Spy Satellite Photos

Issue 11 (November)

  • Liebman Conference Draws Record Audience
  • Holbrooke Report Calls for Restructured White House
  • Bipartisanship, the Rule of Law and Constitutional Vigilance
  • Iranian Arms Buildup Continues
  • G-7 Continues Export Controls to Limit Shipments to Radical States
  • Russia Seeks Funds to Destroy Chemical Weapons

Issue 12 (December)

  • Conference Remarks: Humanitarian Intervention: The Case for Somalia
  • Holbrooke Urges New Organization of White House at Breakfast Meeting
  • Cities and States Refuse to Move Away from Anti-South Africa Action
  •  October Surprise" Charge Found Unsupported by Senate
  • NSIC Invites Seminar Applications
  • Military and Defense Encyclopedia Forthcoming

Volume 13 - 1991

Issue 1 (January)

  • We've Been Here Before
  • Ortega Pays Tribute to Saddam Hussein
  • Will Yugoslavia Break Up?
  • Book Review: Legal Terrorism
  • Courts Rule No Entitlement to Security Clearance
  • Courts Rule Criminal Defendant Status Does Not Enlarge FOIA Rights

Issue 2 (February)

  • Soviet Developments Call for Close Attention
  • Morris Liebman Salute
  • Verification Compliance Problems Hamper Chemical Weapons Agreements
  • Why the Sanctions on Iraq Were Unlikely to Succeed
  • Former Ambassador to Germany Loses FOIA Case

Issue 3 (March)

  • White House is Upgrading Council on Environmental Quality
  • Saddam Hussein's Transgressions: War Crimes Trial Urged
  • National Energy Strategy
  • Military Law and the Law of War
  • War Powers Litigation
  • Book Review: U.S. Foreign Intelligence: The Secret Side of American History

Issue 4 (April)

  • Senator Leahy Cites Middle East Peace Opportunities
  • Book Review: The Web of Disinformation
  • Conference to Treat the Separation of Powers in Foreign Policy
  • A Historical Perspective on Business
  • University of Virginia to Host National Security Law Institute in June

Issue 5 (May)

  • Harry Schwartz: Promoting Freedom and Prosperity in South Africa
  • Book Review: The Lives and Secret  of William J. Casey
  • The Freedom of Information Act Litigation
  • Major OSS Conference to be held at National Archives

Issue 6-8 (June-August)

  • Conference Examines "Congressional Activism" in Foreign Policy
  • Judge Webster to be Honored at September Breakfast
  • Right to Abduct Drug Terrorists Overturned
  • The Congressional Role in Presidential Decision-Making
  • Verdugo II Reconsidered: The Law and Policy of Rendition
  • New Intelligence College at Wright- Patterson AFB

Issue 9 (September)

  • ABA Approves Committee's War Crimes Resolution 
  • Standing Committee Welcomes New Members
  • Committee to Host Program on "Rule of Law Engagement" 
  • Book Review: Terrorism and Democracy, 
  • President's Report set National Security Strategy
  • President Signs Permanent Reauthorization of Exon-Florio
  • Verdugo II: Another View

Issue 10 (October)

  • Conference Stresses "Rule of Law Engagement" In United States Foreign Policy
  • Judge Webster Says Changing World Requires New Intelligence Approaches
  • Agency General Counsels Set National Security Agenda
  • Book Review: Repealing the War Powers Resolution
  • Strategic Sealift: Lessons Learned From the Gulf War
  • Conference to Consider U.S. Defense-Industrial Base

Issue 11 (November)

  • Court Finds FBI Investigation Violates 1981 Decree
  • U.S. Defense-Industrial Base Under Budget Siege
  • Foreign Investment in the U.S.: Threat to our National Security or Boost to our Industrial Base?
  • Teaching National and International Security: Curricula for a New Century
  • Perestroika and Demokratizatsiia at Cross-Purposes in Russia Today

Issue 12 (December)

  • Pentagon Refocuses Nation's Defense on Regional Conflicts
  • Standing Committee Priorities: Rule of Law, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Intelligence
  • The Yugoslav Challenge,
  •  Book Review: Desert Victory The War for Kuwait