ALBANY, N.Y. (October 20, 2011) -- One of the most important outcomes of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, has been the ways and means available for stopping terrorist acts. Prior to the 9/11 attacks investigating suspected terrorists and interdicting potential acts was largely akin to other investigations of suspected criminals, especially when those investigations occurred on US soil or involved US citizens. Subsequent to the 9/11 attacks, Congress passed the Patriot Act. It was intended to greatly aid the nation's "war on terror."
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 13, 2011) --Rockefeller College presents A Talk by Matthew Alexander: Interrogation in the Post-9/11 World. Matthew Alexander has served over 18 years in the U.S. Air Force and Air Force Reserves. He personally conducted more than 300 interrogations in Iraq and supervised more than 1,000. Alexander was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his achievements in Iraq, which included leading the team of interrogators that located Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who was subsequently killed in an airstrike.
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2009) -- A panel discussion moderated by Susan Arbetter, host of The Capitol Pressroom, WCNY's weekday statewide radio program about New York State government and politics. This event is an opportunity for the community to come together to pay respect to those who lost their lives on September 11th and to continue the important dialogue about how we have changed — as individuals, New Yorkers, and Americans — in the 10 years since the attacks on September 11, 2001.
ALBANY, N.Y. (September 23, 2009) -- Former presidential candidate and liberal icon George S. McGovern will visit the University at Albany, Sept. 30, 3:30 p.m. , University Hall Atrium, to discuss his latest book, Abraham Lincoln (New York: Henry Holt & Company, 2008).