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Conference: “The War on Terror at Twenty: Assessing Lessons Learned from the American and British Experiences” (virtual)

September 17, 2021 | 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

How did the US and UK governments respond in the days, weeks, and years following the major terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 and 7/7/2005? What have both countries learned about dealing with the threat of terrorism? Panels of American and British former leaders will examine these questions.

 

American Panelists

-Former Director of National Intelligence Admiral Dennis Blair

-Former Acting Director of Central Intelligence John McLaughlin

-Ambassador James Dobbins

-Pulitzer-Prize Winning Author Lawrence Wright

 

British Panelists

-Former Chief of the British Intelligence Service Sir John Scarlett

-Former Security and Intelligence Coordinator and Director of GCHQ Sir David Omand

-Former Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation Lord Alex Carlile

-Former Home Secretary Lord David Blunkett

-Former Director General UK Security Service Lord Jonathan Evans

 

Panelists will discuss each country’s experience.  The conference will conclude with a discussion of similarities and differences, offering counterterrorism policy recommendations for the future. Register Here. For more information, contact Luke Morgan, morganlr@email.unc.edu.

 

Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute for Arts and Humanities and the Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense.

 

UNC-Chapel Hill

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September 17, 2021
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UNC-Chapel Hill
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