The American Way: Rule of Law in Intelligence and Covert Operations

May 22nd
University Club, 1135 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036
3:30 – 5:30 PM


Thanks for joining the National Security Institute and the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security for an afternoon panel and reception exploring the milestones of intelligence law and oversight since the publication of the first U.S. Intelligence Community Law Sourcebook a decade ago.  Opening remarks provided by:

  • Cynthia Ryan, Chair of the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security and former General Counsel of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Panelists included:

  • Moderator Andrew Borene – NSI Senior Fellow and former senior advisor to the Director, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
  • Adam Pearlman –  NSI Visiting Fellow and former Associate Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Elisabeth Poteat – Attorney, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Harvey Rishikof – Chair, ABA Advisory Committee on Law and National Security and former Senior Advisor to the National Counterintelligence Executive
  • Megan Stifel – NSI Visiting Fellow and former Director for International Cyber Policy, National Security Council