Students Present at U.S. Strategic Command Conference

31 Mar 2021    

Josh Lee and Amelia Ruffolo

Amelia Ruffolo, ’23, and Josh Lee, ’22, presented a paper at the US Strategic Command Academic Alliance conference on March 30th. They co-authored a paper with the Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law executive director, Elsbeth Magilton, titled “Diplomatic Impact in the Stars? A Legal and Policy Review of the Impact of the Artemis Accords on Global Relationships.” In 2020 the U.S. began a push for a series of bilateral agreements, called the Artemis Accords. These agreements underscore existing multilateral agreements in space, such as the Outer Space Treaty, while also reinforcing U.S. interpretation of international law. Their impact on allied and adversarial relationships globally aligned with the 2021 USSTRATCOM Academic Alliance conference, sponsored by the University of Nebraska Omaha, the  U.S. Navel War College, and United Kingdom’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory.