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Center on American and Global Security

Obama administration's deliberations on cyberattacks against Libya raise legal questions

David Fidler

The Obama administration's consideration and rejection of cyberattacks as part of the military action against Libya constitute another significant revelation about the fast-moving realm of cybersecurity, according to Indiana University Maurer School of Law cybersecurity expert David P. Fidler. Full Story >>

IU expert: Obama speech marks 'turning point' for U.S. influence

David Fidler

President Obama announced yesterday his decision to withdraw 33,000 American troops from Afghanistan by the summer of 2012, declaring that the "surge" of U.S. military personnel ordered in 2009 is meeting its goals. But, according to a Maurer School of Law counterinsurgency expert who briefed military and civilian personnel being deployed to Afghanistan in 2009-10, the speech marks a turning point, not only for the future of Afghanistan but also for the future projection of U.S. power and influence. Full Story >>

Media advisory: IU experts discuss effects of Osama Bin Laden's death

Jamsheed Choksy

In response to news late Sunday (May 1) that Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, had died in a firefight with U.S. forces at his hideout in Pakistan, here is information from experts at Indiana University Bloomington who can offer additional perspective. Full Story >>

Experts to debate nuclear deterrence in South Asia Wednesday

David Fidler

Two of the nation's preeminent scholars on international security and nuclear weapons will meet Wednesday (Nov. 18) for a debate on the long-term security implications of nuclear weapons in South Asia. It will be moderated by David Fidler, the James Louis Calamaras Professor of Law in the Indiana University Maurer School of Law and director of the IU Center on American and Global Security. Full Story >>

Experts to debate nuclear deterrence in South Asia Wednesday

Sumit Ganguly

Two of the nation's preeminent scholars on international security and nuclear weapons will meet Wednesday (Nov. 18) for a debate on the long-term security implications of nuclear weapons in South Asia. Full Story >>

Distinguished panel to discuss future of nuclear weapons at IU Bloomington Oct. 29

John J. Mearsheimer

The Center on American and Global Security and the India Studies Program at Indiana University have invited a distinguished panel of experts to present a symposium on "The Future of Nuclear Weapons." The symposium will take place on Oct. 29 at the Indiana Memorial Union in Bloomington and is free and open to the public. Full Story >>