to Terrorism Symposium
September 13, 2001
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The School of Arts and Sciences hosted a faculty
symposium, Responding to Terrorism, in Irvine Auditorium last week,
drawing a full house.
"We thought under the circumstances that
it would be useful to bring some of the collective wisdom of the
faculty to bear on the critically important events of the week.
We will continue to have these kinds of discussions," said President
Judith Rodin in opening the symposium.
She introduced the speakers: Brendan
O'Leary, Department of Political Science, focusing on European
precedents; Arthur Waldron, Department
of History, focusing on international military and diplomatic issues;
Seth Kreimer, Law School, focusing on
civil liberties; Ian Lustick and Robert
Vitalis, Department of Political Science, focusing on Middle
Eastern politics in the international context. President Judith
Rodin moderated the panel.
Questions they discussed included:
How should we, personally and collectively,
respond to the recent tragedies in New York City and Washington,
What can we do to prevent future events of
Are international covenants likely to be
What can we learn from other countries' experience
in dealing with terrorism?
What are the dangers to our society of overreaction?
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Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 4, September 18, 2001
September 18, 2001
Volume 48 Number 4