Jeffrey S. Robbins, a Member of the Litigation Section of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., will moderate a panel discussion presented by Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs entitled, “The US Military in a Dangerous World: How Much is Enough?” The program is taking place at Brown University’s Friedman Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29.
Mr. Robbins, a Brown alumnus, will moderate the discussion during which panelists will address the question: what role should America play in a dangerous world? Panelists include R. Nicholas Burns, former Under Secretary of State and United States Ambassador to NATO; Senator Carl M., five-term member of the United States Senate and former Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee; and Dr. Paula Thornhill, retired Brigadier General in the United States Air Force and current Director of RAND Corporation’s Project AIR FORCE Strategy and Doctrine Program.
Mr. Robbins, a former United States Delegate to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in the Clinton Administration, served as Chief Counsel to the Minority of the United States Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations, and as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts. He specializes in complex civil litigation, First Amendment issues and claims of defamation. He previously served as the Chairman of the New England Board of the Anti-Defamation League and as President of the World Affairs Council of Boston.