Harold Koh, legal adviser of the U.S. Department of State, delivers a keynote on international law and the Obama administration.
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Harold H. Koh
Harold Koh currently serves as the Legal Adviser of the Department of State.
Koh previously served in the United States Department of State during the Clinton administration as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. He was nominated to his current position by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2009 and confirmed by the Senate on June 25, 2009.
Harold Koh, legal adviser for the U.S. Department of State, explains why the Obama administration has the authority and responsibility to use defensive measures against the Al-Qaeda threat in Afghanistan and Pakistan.