Stephen Pomper

Guest Author

Steve Pomper (@StephenPomper) is the Interim Chief of Policy at the International Crisis Group and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Reiss Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law. During the Obama Administration, he served as Special Assistant to the President and NSC Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights.  He also served as Senior Director for African Affairs. Prior to moving to the NSC, he was the Assistant Legal Adviser for Political-Military Affairs at the Department of State.


Articles by this author:

Crossing Back Over: Time to Reform Legal Culture and Legal Practice of the “War on Terror”

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Sep 10th, 2021

A Giant Step Forward for War Powers Reform

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Jul 20th, 2021

War Powers Guard Rails Can Keep the U.S. From Sliding into a New Middle East War

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Jul 2nd, 2021

Principles for a 2021 Authorization for Use of Military Force

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Mar 5th, 2021

Good Governance Paper No. 14: War Powers Reform

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Oct 30th, 2020

The Perils of Hyping Pandemic Response as a National Security Issue

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May 4th, 2020

The Soleimani Strike and the Case for War Powers Reform


Mar 11th, 2020

Bill Barr’s Extreme Views on War Powers Mean Congress’s Window to Stop War with Iran is Now

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May 20th, 2019

How the Senate Should Move Forward on Resolution to Withdraw from Yemen War

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Nov 30th, 2018

The US and Int’l Criminal Court May Still Steer Past Each Other–Why and How


Apr 5th, 2018

USG Statement on Int’l Criminal Court Probe into Alleged U.S. War Crimes is Missing Some Things


Dec 14th, 2017

The Int’l Criminal Court’s Case against the United States in Afghanistan: How it happened and what the future holds


Nov 13th, 2017

Correcting the Record—Further Thoughts on the Intelligence Report on Civilian Casualties

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Feb 27th, 2017

How Trump’s Team Can Use Obama’s Counterterrorism Playbook to Defeat al-Qa’ida and ISIL

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Feb 21st, 2017