Faculty Notes

Prof. Julian Ku Quoted in Newsday Story on President Trump’s Upcoming 1st Speech at UN

Julian Ku, Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law, Faculty Director of International Programs

Donald Trump to Address Global Audience at UN Tuesday
By Zachary R. Dowdy
Sept. 16, 2017


“Speeches like the one Trump will give at the UN are a typical forum for U.S. presidents to lay out their views of international relations and U.S. policy, and this would typically be a time when a president will try to fit his various ideas into a coherent world view or ‘doctrine,’ ” said Julian Ku, who teaches courses including U.S. foreign affairs law at Hofstra Law School in Hempstead.

Trump “has done some of this during his speeches in Saudi Arabia and Poland, but this will be an opportunity to do so in the global as opposed to just the regional context,” Ku said.

Read the full article on the Newsday website (subscription required).