FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact: Jason Casell
April 14, 2009 (NEW YORK) -- On Friday, April 24, 2009, NYU School of Law’s Center on Law and Security will host a day-long conference called “Today’s Military: Its Challenges, Missions, and Future,” examining the state of today’s military, where it stands given the two wars it is currently fighting, what its challenges are, and what its future looks like. The conference features a keynote address by Gen. John P. Abizaid, USA (Ret.), former commander, U.S. Central Command.
The conference will take place at NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets). The event is free and open to the public. To make a press reservation, please call 212.992.8640 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
For a complete schedule and list of participants, please visit http://www.lawandsecurity.org/events/todaysmilitary.cfm.
WHAT: “Today’s Military: Its Challenges, Missions, and Future”
WHO: Gen. John P. Abizaid, USA (Ret.), former commander, U.S. Central Command;
Lt. Gen. David Barno (Ret.), former director, U.S. Army;
Suzanne Nossel, chief of operations, Human Rights Watch;
James Jacobs, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts,
NYU School of Law;
Shanea Watkins, policy analyst in empirical studies, The Heritage Foundation;
Fred Kaplan, journalist and contributor, Slate magazine
WHEN: Friday, April 24, 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: NYU School of Law, Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and Macdougal Streets); Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street))
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