In our sixth episode, we speak to Hani Shamsi, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) National Security Project.
We will be examining how civil liberties and human rights fit into the framework of national security, their intersections with counter-terrorism, as well as providing insight into how these elements have changed over the past twenty years. Interviewing her is Dr. Rumyana van Ark, a Research Fellow and Coordinator at ICCT.
Read the transcript below:
About this series
ICCT’s very first podcast series delves into how counter-terrorism has changed in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 — through conversations with practitioners, academics and policy-makers. Marking the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, this series explores crucial human rights, rule of law, and security dimensions of counter-terrorism as it evolved over the Global War on Terror.