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The First 50 Days of the Trump Administration: Foreign Policy and International Law

Monday, March 20, 2017,
  • Location: Vanderbilt Law School • 131 21st Ave South • Nashville, TN 37203
  • Room: Flynn Auditorium

The First 50 daysThe First 50 Days of the Trump Administration: Foreign Policy and International Law panel features Vanderbilt Law Professors Ingrid Wuerth and Michael Newton, with Professor Colin Kahl of Georgetown University's Walsh School of Foreign Service. Vanderbilt Law Professor Ganesh Sitaraman will serve as moderator.

This panel of experts on foreign policy and international law will discuss the first fifty days of the Trump Administration. Speakers will address President Trump's strategic objectives; relations with NATO, China, Israel, and Russia; and international legal issues such as the Iran-Nuclear Deal, the Paris Climate Accords, the South China Sea, and relations with the United Nations.

Professor Colin Kahl is an associate professor in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University. He served as the Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President from October 2014 to January 2017. As the Deputy Assistant and Natural Security Advisor, Professor Kahl served as the senior advisor to President Obama and Vice President Biden on all matters related to U.S. foreign policy and natural security affairs. He also represented the Office of the Vice President as a standing member of the National Security Council Deputies' Committee.

This event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by the International Legal Studies Program.

Visitors should park in the Terrace Place Garage, spaces 41-92, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Terrace Place, or the Wesley Place Garage, spaces 52-170, at the corner of 21st Ave. South and Scarritt Place.  Parking costs range from $4.00 to $12.00 at these garages.  Both are within walking distance of the law school.