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Friday, September 27 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
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How do we fight domestic terrorism?

Programmed in partnership with Lawfare and the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin

Moderator
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David Priess

Chief Operating Officer of the Lawfare Institute
Priess is the chief operating officer of the Lawfare Institute as well as a writer and speaker on the presidency, national security and intelligence. Previously, he served in the Bill Clinton and George W. Bush administrations as a CIA officer, an intelligence briefer and a State... Read More →

Speakers
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Lisa Monaco

Former White House Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Advisor, Co-Chair of the Aspen Cybersecurity Group and Partner at O'Melveny & Myers
Monaco served as assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism from 2013 to 2017. Previously, she worked at the U.S. Department of Justice and the FBI, including serving as counsel and chief of staff to then-FBI Director Robert Mueller. Currently, Monaco works... Read More →
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Robert Chesney

James Baker Chair and Associate Dean at the University of Texas School of Law and Co-Founder of Lawfare
Chesney joined the University of Texas School of Law, where he teaches law and serves as director of the Strauss Center for International Security and Law, in 2008. Previously, he served on the Justice Department’s Detention Policy Task Force under President Barack Obama. Chesney... Read More →
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Nick Rasmussen

Former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center
Rasmussen served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center from 2014 to 2017. He also served on the National Security Council staff under Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, joining in the wake of Sept. 11. Rasmussen currently serves as senior director for counterterrorism... Read More →
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Mary McCord

Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice
McCord serves as senior litigator from practice at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection as well as a visiting professor of law at the Georgetown University Law Center. She served as principal deputy assistant attorney general for the U.S. Department of Justice’s... Read More →


Friday September 27, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Central Presbyterian Church 200 E. 8th St., Austin, TX 78701

Attendees (215)