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Noah Feldman

Noah Feldman

Professor of Law, Harvard Law School

Noah Feldman is the Bemis Professor of Law at Harvard University and senior fellow of the Society of Fellows. He is author several books including Cool War: The Future of Global Competition and is a contributing writer for Bloomberg View. Feldman served as senior constitutional advisor to the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, and advised members of the Iraqi Governing Council on the drafting of the Transitional Administrative Law or interim constitution. Previously, he served as a law clerk to Justice David H. Souter of the U.S. Supreme Court. He received his A.B. summa cum laude from Harvard University in 1992, finishing first in his class. Selected as a Rhodes Scholar, he earned a D. Phil. in Islamic Thought from Oxford University and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as the book reviews editor of the Yale Law Journal.

More About Noah Feldman

The biggest problem with the recently disclosed Obama administration white paper defending the drone killing of radical clerk Anwar al-Awlaki isn’t its secrecy or its creative redefinition of the words “imminent threat.” It is the revolutionary and shocking transformation of the meaning of due process.

Friday, February 8, 2013

The leaking of the basic content (but not the text) of an Obama administration memo authorizing the drone strike that killed U.S. citizen Anwar Al-Awlaki therefore calls for serious reflection about where the war on terrorists has been -- and where it is headed next.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Imposing United Nations sanctions on North Korea is the first major foreign policy success of the Donald Trump administration, writes Noah Feldman.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

While Trump turns the U.S. inward—and while the frozen U.S. political system can’t even agree on domestic public works spending—China is using infrastructure to assert global leadership, writes Noah Feldman.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017