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Selected Publications


Aljazeera America - Military commissions for terrorism suspects are a proven failure, by Morris Davis


the vice.com: From the column “Behind the Bars: Guantanamo Bay’


Papers on SSRN are available at: http://ssrn.com/author=1096515
Twitter: @ColMorrisDavis


Article in Huffington Post over the weekend on the crisis in Iraq.


New York Times story on the capture of Abu Khattala and the proposal suggested by some to send him to Guantanamo.


Co-authored an article for the Real Clear Defense site with a former Marine Corps JAG who now works for NATO that rebuts an earlier article that argued attorneys were detrimental to national security. It is available at: www.realcleardefense.com


Article in the North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation that is available online. The article looks at the development of modern international humanitarian law (IHL), the lead role the U.S. played in advancing IHL after World War II, and how our post-9/11 practices have eroded the foundations of IHL.

Professor Morris Davis on RT America News discussing the U.S. raids in Somalia and Libya


Professor Morris Davis on HuffPost Live WorldBrief discussing the U.S. military raids in Somalia and Libya and U.S. relations with Iran.


Interview evening with Cenk Uygur on Current TV about the Bradley Manning court-martial. http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/former-gitmo-prosecutor-compares-bradley-manning-case-to-the-overzealous-prosecution-of-reddits-aaron-swartz


Interview on Current TV discussing the hunger strike amongst the detainees at Guantanamo. http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/guantanamo-bay-hunger-strike-continues-as-president-obama-still-fails-to-close-the-detention-center


Interview on Current TV about drones: http://current.com/shows/the-young-turks/videos/former-guantanamo-bay-prosecutor-on-possible-ny-drone-sighting-im-frankly-surprised-it-hadnt-happened-sooner


Professor Morris Davis was on CNN tonight with Erin Burnett, host of OUTFRONT, to discuss the proposal to spend another $200M on Guantanamo Bay.


Professor Davis also discussed Guantanamo Bay on RT America News on March 21. You can view the video here: http://youtu.be/IV1i2nVrNQw


The Guardian
The law of war does not shield the CIA and John Brennan’s drone kill list


Current TV
Col. Morris Davis, former Guantanamo prosecutor, on US drone policy: ‘Since 9/11, we’ve been the constrained and the cowardly’


January 2013 Interview with RTAmerica about Guantanamo Bay closing.
http://youtu.be/DrH3R_YltFk


On January 24 and 25, 2013, Professor Davis gave 5 lectures at 5 colleges in North Carolina. The lectures generated lots of media attention: Story in Raleigh, NC newspaper.
http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/01/30/2644430/former-prosecutor-says-treatment.html


Editorial in Fayetteville, NC newspaper.
http://fayobserver.com/articles/2013/02/04/1234623


Story in Fayetteville, NC newspaper.
http://fayobserver.com/articles/2013/02/01/1234504


Short article in Duke University paper
http://today.duke.edu/2013/02/davistorture


Short 10 minute interview that aired on North Carolina public radio stations.
http://wunc.org/post/former-guantanamo-prosecutor-speaks-out-against-torture


Participated in a panel discussion at the New America Foundation on January 11, 2013, marking the 11th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The discussion was carried live on C-Span.
http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Guantn


Did an interview on RT America news on January 11, 2013, marking the 11th anniversary of the first detainees arriving at Guantanamo.
http://youtu.be/HS-qc6OjuU8


Did an interview on RT America News on January 22, 2013, on the fourth anniversary of the order President Obama issued to close Guantanamo not later than January 2010.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MM7h4Uoh_Sw&feature=share&list=UUczrL-2b-gYK3l4yDld4XlQ


Was quoted in a Politico article on January 22, 2013, on a dispute within the Pentagon over one of the charges in the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his 9/11 co-conspirators.
http://www.politico.com/blogs/under-the-radar/2013/01/gitmo-prosecutor-not-backing-down-154904.html


Was cited in an article in the January 23, 2013 Houston Chronicle on the congressional hearings on the current Air Force sexual assault scandal.
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Congressional-panel-will-look-into-Lackland-sex-4215502.php?cmpid=houtexhcat


Social Science Research Network


Quoted in a story in the San Antonio Express-News about the Air Force’s current sexual assault scandal.


Quoted in an article published in Business Week.


Quoted in the San Antonio Express-News.


Professor Davis in a live interview on RT International News about Guantanamo Bay:


Professor Davis in a live interview on RT International (taped) and RT America (live) on the book published by the former Navy Seal who was on the Osama bin Laden raid.














updated: November 13, 2014