Lectures & Events

“Bringing the Rule of Law to Afghanistan: Problems and Prospects”
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Co-sponsored by
Henry T. King, Jr. Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group
MAR 16, 2010
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave. 2nd flr.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Roy Gutman will discuss the challenges of bringing the rule of law to Afghanistan. The event is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University School of Law and the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group. Mr. Gutman has just returned from a two-month posting in Afghanistan, where he wrote articles about the legality of targeted killing by U.S. Predator Drones, peace talks with Afghan insurgents, the internal political struggles in the Afghan government, and President Obama’s Afghan strategy.
Speaker Information
Roy GutmanRoy Gutman
Foreign Editor
McClatchy Newspapers

Roy Gutman is a fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace and the director of American University’s Crimes of War Project, which brings together reporters and legal scholars to increase awareness of the laws of war. He is the author of How We Missed the Story: Osama bin Laden, the Taliban, and the Hijacking of Afghanistan (United States Institute of Peace Press, 2008), Crimes of War: What the Public Should Know (W.W. Norton, 1999), A Witness to Genocide (Lisa Drew Books, 1993), and Banana Diplomacy: The Making of American Policy in Nicaragua 1981-1987 (Simon & Shuster, 1989). Mr. Gutman has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, the George Polk Award for foreign reporting, the Selden Ring Award for investigative reporting, a special Human Rights in Media Award from the International League for Human Rights, and the Edgar Allan Poe award from the White House Correspondents Association. He has an M.A. in international relations from the London School of Economics.

Moderator information:
Dan MoulthropDan Moulthrop

Producer & Host
National Public Radio, Cleveland

Dan Moulthrop is the founding host of The Sound of Ideas®, which airs weekday mornings at nine on WCPN 90.3 FM. He joined ideastream® in 2005 as WCPN’s local anchor of Morning Edition. Prior to joining ideastream, he lived in the San Francisco Bay area where worked on print, television and video projects, including co-authoring Teachers Have it Easy: The Big Sacrifices and Small Salaries of America’s Teachers (with Nínive Calegari and Dave Eggers; The New Press, 2005). He holds a master’s in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. Before turning to journalism, he taught English at San Lorenzo High School and a variety of subjects at the San Francisco County Jail. His work has received important recognition from The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists and Public Radio News Directors, Incorporated, as well as many other organizations.
Additional Information
NOTE: Event takes place at The City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave., 2nd floor

Registration required for all attendees.
CONTACT Kathleen Jablonski:

Ph: (216) 696-0740
E-mail: kjablonski@bakerlaw.com

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