Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 16 Nov - Fri 19 Nov, 2010

John Bellinger III Mr. John B. Bellinger III (Faculty)

Country/Region: United States of America

Arnold & Porter LLP

Partner, Arnold & Porter, LLP, Washington, DC and former Legal Adviser to the United States Secretary of State (invited)

Most Recently Attended: (2010)
Islamic and International Law: Searching for Common Ground

John B. Bellinger, III is the principal adviser on all domestic and international law matters to the United States Department of State, the Foreign Service, and the diplomatic and consular posts abroad. He is also the principal adviser on legal matters relating to the conduct of foreign relations to other US government agencies  and, through the Secretary of State, to the President and the National Security Council. Mr. Bellinger joined the Department of State as senior advisor to Secretary Rice in 2005. In the years before, he served as a senior associate counsel to the President and legal adviser to the National Security Council at the White House. From 1997 to 2001, he was counsel for national security matters in the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. He previously served as counsel to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, as general counsel to the Commission on the Roles and Capabilities of the U.S. Intelligence Community, and as special assistant to director of Central Intelligence William Webster. Mr. Bellinger is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Council on Germany and a fellow of the British-American Project. He received an A.B. from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, an M.A. in foreign affairs from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is accompanied by his wife Caroline Bellinger.

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