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Power and Legitimacy in the International Struggle Against Terrorism

Chatham House, London

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Participants

Panellists include:
Professor Sir Adam Roberts, President, British Academy; Editor, Democracy, Sovereignty and Terror: Lakshman Kadirgamar on the Foundations of International Order
Sir Graeme Lamb, AOG Partners
Matt Pollard, Senior Legal Adviser, Amnesty International
Chair: Professor Michael Clarke, Director General, Royal United Services Institute  

Overview

Professor Sir Adam Roberts will discuss recent prevailing attitudes to counterterrorism and issues of sovereignty and transnationalism in relation to the legacy of the late foreign minister of Sri Lanka, Lakshman Kadirgamar. The panel will then discuss the importance and possibility of building international consensus against terrorism while preserving democratic values and protecting national interests.