Back to All Events

The New Cold War? The State of US-Russia Relations & Unconventional Threats to US Security

  • Georgetown Law 120 F Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States (map)
us-russia national security.jpg

The Journal of National Security Law & Policy is hosting their annual symposium, this year titled "The New Cold War?: The State of U.S.-Russia Relations & Unconventional Threats to U.S. Security." Throughout the day, there will be three panels: 

1. Foreign Ties in the National Security Context: The Politics & Policies of Disclosure - Panelists will provide an overview of disclosure laws through the lenses of the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) and the security clearance process.

2. The Russian Cyber Threat - Panelists will discuss the growing threat posed by Russian hackers and whether the current international legal regime governing cyberattacks adequately safeguards against the Russian cyber threat, and if it does not, what reforms are needed to mitigate this threat.

3. Russian State Organized Crime - Panelists will explore a range of issues including the dangers posed by Russian state organized crime investments in the U.S. economy and businesses, how the Russian state uses disinformation to its advantage, and Russian state interference in U.S. elections.

In addition to the following three panels, the symposium will also feature a lunchtime keynote speech by Laura Kennedy, former Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs under the George W. Bush Administration.

Event Details

  • Date: February 28, 2018

  • When: 9:15 AM - 3:10 PM

  • Where: Georgetown Law, Gewirz Student Center