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The Never-ending Problems of the War on Terror: Pulitzer Prize winner Bart Gellman ’82, to Interview Karen J. Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University School of Law; author

Audience: 
Open to the Public
Speaker(s): 
Karen J. Greenberg, Director, Center on National Security, Fordham University School of Law; author, “The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days”; Bart Gellman ’82, Professional Specialist, Woodrow Wilson School

Karen J. Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, and author of “The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days,” will discuss "The Never-ending Problems of the War on Terror: Guantanamo and Beyond" with Pulitzer Prize winner and Woodrow Wilson School visiting specialist, Barton Gellman ’82, at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion.

Greenberg is a noted expert on national security, terrorism and civil liberties. Her book, “The Least Worst Place,” was selected as one of the best books of 2009 by the Washington Post and Slate. She is also co-editor with Joshua L. Dratel of  “The Enemy Combatant Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror” and “The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib” and editor of the books “The Torture Debate in America” and “Al Qaeda Now.” Her work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, The National Interest, Mother Jones  and on major television news channels. She is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Gellman '82, journalist, blogger and author of The New York Times bestseller “Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency,” is a visiting specialist at the Wilson School. He is also a senior fellow at The Century Foundation, where he is focusing his research on surveillance and privacy for a book to be published by Penguin Press. Since June 2013, he has been writing for the Washington Post about the National Security Agency (NSA) documents provided to him by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. He was the first U.S. journalist to reveal the Snowden story in a Washington Post exclusive. Gellman previously worked for the Post from 1988 to 2010, serving tours as legal, military, diplomatic and Middle East correspondent. His professional honors include two Pulitzer Prizes, a George Polk Award, a Henry Luce Award and Harvard's Goldsmith Prize for investigative reporting.