Kenneth Anderson holds expertise in international human rights; war and armed conflict; terrorism and state terrorism; nonprofit and charitable organizations; philanthropy; development finance and microcredit; international business and finance. He is fluent in Spanish. Anderson is director of the JD/MBA dual degree program. He was the legal editor for Crimes of War (WW Norton, 1999). Editorial board member of the Journal of Terrorism and Political Violence and political sciences advisory editor to the Revista de Libros (Madrid), Professor Anderson actively blogs at the Volokh Conspiracy and the international law blog Opinio Juris. He is a contributor to the Times Literary Supplement, Revista de Libros, Wall Street Journal, Weekly Standard, New York Times Magazine, Financial Times, Policy Review, and other general interest reviews.
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Ten Years after 9/11: The Changing Terrorist Threat (with Michael Leiter, John Carlin, Ivan Fong, Daniel Marcus, and Stephen Vladeck), American University National Security Law Brief (2012)
Rise of the Drones: Unmanned Systems and the Future of War, Congressional and Other Testimony (2010)
This document is written testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs,...
Global Philanthropy and Global Governance: The Problematic Moral Legitimacy of the Relationship Between Global Civil Society and the United Nations, Contributions to Books (2010)
United Nations Collective Security and the United States Security Guarantee in an Age of Rising Multipolarity: The Security Council as Talking Shop of the Nations, Articles in Law Reviews & Other Academic Journals (2009)
This essay considers the respective roles of the United Nations and the United States in...
Targeted Killing in U.S. Counterterrorism Strategy and Law, Working Papers (2009)
Targeted killing, particularly through the use of missiles fired from Predator drone aircraft, has become...