President's Page--Volume 88, Number 3.

AuthorChamberlin, Andrew S.

Reviewing the articles that make up this important edition of the Defense Counsel Journalserved as a reminder that, in the midst of crisis, important and challenging legal issues continue to confront the business community and the defense bar. It is reassuring that the incredible work of the International Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Counsel Journal has continued without interruption and that the quality of its work remains unparalleled.

Leading the IADC over the past year has brought a few simple observations into focus if not stark relief.

* The rule of law is crucial to every aspect of modern life. If we are to live together in peace and prosperity, it is essential that the rule of law remains central to our lives.

* A commitment to the pursuit of scientific endeavor, and the application of scientific evidence to our actions, unaffected by partisan politics, is equally important to the rule of law.

* The earth is a small place, our countries, cities, and towns are smaller still, and social media has made the ability to communicate (truth or lies) inconceivably fast.

* Conflicts based on nationality...

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