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Legal issues in the War on Terrorism

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Photograph of John Bellinger IIIJohn Bellinger III will give a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 31 October. Mr Bellinger is the principal adviser on all domestic and international law matters to the US Department of State, the Foreign Service, and the diplomatic and consular posts abroad. He will speak on the Legal issues in the War on Terrorism.

His lecture will discuss the US government's position on a broad range of legal issues relating to the war on terrorism, including whether a state can be in an armed conflict with a non-state actor, the status and treatment of detainees, the use of military tribunals, the legality of renditions and the importance of global intelligence cooperation.

The lecture is being hosted by the LSE International Humanitarian Law Project and supported by the Law Society Charity.

Legal Issues in the War on Terrorism is on Tuesday 31 October at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all but a ticket is required.

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18 October 2006

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