The Week That Will Be

The Week That Will Be

By Ritika Singh
Monday, May 19, 2014, 12:00 AM

Event Announcements (More details on the Events Calendar)

  • Thurs, May 22 at 9:00 am: Bruce Riedel of the Brookings Institution hosts historian Kai Bird to talk about his new book The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames. The talk will “examine the life and death of Robert Ames, how relations between the Arab world and West might have been different had he lived, and the lessons that can be learned from Ames’ personable, human approach toward intelligence and enduring foreign policy challenges.”
  • Tues, May 22 at 2:00 pm: The Brookings Institution hosts John Carlin, recently-confirmed Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice, to give an address entitled “Tackling Emerging National Security Threats through Law Enforcement.” Mr. Carlin will describe how the DOJ is addressing and responding to the different types of emergent threats, such as those in the cyber arena, using law enforcement. Ben will lead and moderate the discussion.

Employment Announcements (More details on the Job Board)

  • The Department of Justice’s National Security Division is looking for a Counterintelligence, Export Control, and Economic Espionage Chief. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 27, 2014.
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross is looking for a Legal Intern in the International Humanitarian Law Department for the fall semester. The position is paid, and applications are due August 1st, 2014.