2011 The Sixteenth Annual Douglas W. Bryant Lecture
This lecture entitled 'Why Men Hate to Talk about Relationships: the US, the UK, and the Atlantic Alliance' was given by Philip Bobbit on Tuesday, March 29 2011, in the British Library Conference Centre.
Philip Bobbitt served as Associate Counsel to President Carter, Counselor on International Law at President Bush's State Department, and Senior Director for Strategic Planning at President Clinton's National Security Council, but he has been familiar with the White House since he visited and stayed there with his uncle, Lyndon Johnson. As well as serving in senior US government positions, Professor Bobbitt has written books and articles on global security and constitutional law which have won him international acclaim. He taught at Nuffield College, Oxford, Kings College, London, and held named chairs at the University of Texas and Harvard. He remains Senior Fellow at the Robert S Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas and is currently the Herbert Wechsler Professor of Jurisprudence, and Director of the Center for National Security at Columbia University, New York. His most recent book is Terror and Consent (Knopf, 2008).
A podcast of this lecture is available.