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PURPOSE

To examine the legal issues surrounding Non-international Armed Conflict (NIAC) in the 21st Century.



Opening Remarks  
OPENING REMARKS
  • Professor Ken Watkin, Charles H. Stockton Professor of International Law, U.S. Naval War College
Panel 1
PANEL I
Types of NIACs and Applicable Law

Moderator
  • Commander James C. Kraska, JAGC, USN, Howard S. Levie Chair of Operational Law, U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
  • Mr. David E. Graham, Executive Director, The Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School
  • Professor Geoffrey S. Corn, South Texas College of Law
  • Professor Charles H. B. Garraway, Associate Fellow, Chatham House
  • Mr. Karl Chang, U.S. Department of Defense Office of General Counsel (International Affairs)
Panel 2
PANEL II
Legal Status of Actors in NIAC

Moderator
  • Commander Andrew J. Norris, USCG, U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
  • Commander Andrew J. Norris, USCG, U.S. Naval War College
  • Professor Michael N. Schmitt, Durham University
  • Professor Michael N, Schmitt slideshow
  • Professor Sean Watts, Creighton University School of Law
  • Mr. Stephen Pomper, Legal Adviser, Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Panel 3  

PANEL III
Means and Methods in NIAC

Moderator
  • Lieutenant Colonel George Cadwalader, Jr., USMC, U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
  • Air Commodore Bill Boothby, Deputy Director of Legal Services (RAF)
  • Professor Doctor Wolff Heintschel von Heinegg, Europa-Universität Viadrina, Frankfurt (Oder)
  • Mr. Dick Jackson, U.S. Army Office of the Judge Advocate General International Law Department
  • Mr. Dick Jackson slideshow
Panel 4    

PANEL IV
Recent and Ongoing NIACs

Moderator
  • Captain Raul ‘Pete” A. Pedrozo, JAGC, USN (Ret.) U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
Keynote Speaker
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
International Law and Armed Conflict in the Obama Administration (Address not videotaped)
  • The Honorable Harold H. Koh, Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State
Panel 5  

PANEL V
Detention in NIAC

Moderator
  • Lieutenant Colonel Eric W. Young, JA, USA, U.S. Naval War College
Panelists
  • Mr. William K. Lietzau, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Detainee Policy)
  • Mr. William K. Lietzau slideshow
  • Brigadier General Thomas Ayres, JA, USA, Assistant Judge Advocate General for Military Law and Operations
  • Lieutenant Commander Kovit Talasophon, Head of Operational Law Section, Naval Judge Advocate Generals Corps, Royal Thai Navy
  • LCDR Kovit Talasophon slideshow
  • Dr. Knut Dörmann, Head of the Legal Division International Committee of the Red Cross
Panel 6
PANEL VI
Enforcement In NIAC

Moderator
  • Colonel Darren M. Stewart OBE, British Army, Director, Military Department, International Institute of Humanitarian Law
Panelists
  • Professor John Cerone, Director of Center for International Law and Policy, New England Law
  • Professor Ruth G. Wedgwood, Edward B. Burling Chair in International Law at SAIS, Johns Hopkins University
  • Professor Françoise Hampson, Department of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex
Closing Remarks
CLOSING REMARKS
  • Professor Yoram Dinstein, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University