CFR Symposium on International Law and Justice, Session Two: U.S. Engagement in the International Legal System

Greg Craig Partner, Williams & Connolly, Senior Adviser, Barack Obama Campaign
Nicholas Rostow University Counsel and Vice Chancellor, Legal Affairs, State University of New York, Adviser and Surrogate, John McCain Campaign
Cynthia McFadden Co-anchor, "Nightline", ABC News

What can we expect of the next administration, both in terms of its response to mass atrocities and its position toward international law more generally? What steps will the next president take to shape the international legal order - and America's place within it?

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