National Security in the Age of Trump
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Avril D. Haines, Philip C. Bobbitt (moderator)
Sat, May 12th, 2018 |
9:30 am to 11:00 am
(Members $38)


9–9:30 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:30–11 am: Program

In an in-depth conversation, legal scholar and national security expert Philip C. Bobbitt and Avril Haines, Deputy National Security Advisor to President Obama, discuss the consequences and importance of national security in America today.

Avril D. Haines is a Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University and Lecturer in Law at Columbia University Law School. She has served as the Deputy National Security Adviser, Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and as the Legal Adviser to the National Security Council. Philip C. Bobbitt (moderator), Herbert Wechsler Professor of Federal Jurisprudence at Columbia Law School and Director of the Center for National Security at Columbia, served in the U.S. government during seven presidential administrations, most recently as a member of the External Advisory Board of the CIA.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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