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Professor George Andreopoulos Quoted in The Washington Post on International Courts

Professor of Political Science George Andreopoulos was interviewed by The Washington Post for an article title “Why Dick Cheney and the CIA Don’t Need to Worry About International Criminal Charges.” In the piece, Professor Andreopoulos discusses how international courts work and the reasons it is unlikely that charges would be brought against the U.S. in reaction to Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's interrogation techniques.

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Professor Andreopoulos of the Department of Political Science is the Founding Director of the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay. Before coming to CUNY, he taught for several years at Yale University, where he was the founding Associate Director of the Orville Schell Center for International Human Rights. Professor Andreopoulos has written extensively on international security, international human rights, and international humanitarian law issues. His publications include Non-State Actors in the Human Rights Universe (with Zehra Arat and Peter Juviler, Kumarian Press); Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights (ed.) (Peter Lang); The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World (with Sir Michael Howard and Mark Shulman, Yale University Press); and Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century (with Richard Pierre Claude, University of Pennsylvania Press). He is the Editor of the recently launched Springer Series on International Justice and Human Rights and he has an edited volume, Policing Across Borders: Law Enforcement Networks and the Challenges of Crime Control which grew out of a four-year research project carried out in collaboration with the Hellenic Center for Security Studies (KEMEA).