Because of the forecast for continued snow throughout the day, administrative offices will be closed for today, Wednesday, March 21.
Dickinson will host Snowden Reflections, a panel discussion on the sweeping impacts of Edward Snowden’s leaks, Tuesday, March 25, at 7 p.m. in the Stern Center, Great Room, at 208 West Louther Street. The event is free and open to the public.
Snowden’s leaks of classified information have highlighted a number of important issues, including the lawfulness of certain National Security Agency surveillance programs, the balance between national security, privacy and civil liberties, and the impact on U.S. foreign relations and the intelligence community. Panelists include representatives from Dickinson, the U.S. Army War College and the Penn State Dickinson School of Law and School of International Affairs.
Anthony Williams, a visiting professor of political science and security studies at Dickinson, will focus on U.S./international relations and the intelligence community. Williams is a retired CIA senior intelligence officer and former Walter Bedell Smith Chair of National Intelligence Studies at the U.S. Army War College.
Bert Tussing is the director of homeland defense and security issues at the U.S. Army War College’s Center for Strategic Leadership and Development. He will focus on national security and civil liberties from a homeland security perspective. Tussing served for 25 years in the U.S. Marine Corp and is a distinguished graduate of the Marine Corps Command and Staff College and the U.S. Naval War College.
Published March 24, 2014