The U.S. Role in Syria: Legal and Policy Questions in a Challenging Conflict

Jones Day
300 New Jersey Avenue, NW Washington, DC
May 23, 2019
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The National Security Institute and the Federalist Society co-hosted an event about U.S. strategy in Syria and the Middle East.  This event brought together a range of experts who are at the center of thinking through how we can best proceed in this challenging region, followed by a reception.

Panels included:

  • Panel 1: Legal Authorities for the U.S. Role in Syria: Does Congress Need to Weigh In? 3:05 – 4:05 PM:
  • Panel 2: US Policy in Syria: Stay In, Get Out, or Triple Down? 4:15 – 5:15 PM
    • Norm Roule, NSI Visiting Fellow, Former Natl. Intelligence Mgr. for Iran Office of the DNI
    • Dana Stroul, Senior Fellow in The Washington Institute’s Beth and David Geduld Program on Arab Politics
    • Katherine Zimmerman, Research Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute
    • Moderator: Jamil N. Jaffer, NSI Founder and Executive Director
  • Reception to Follow