Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of contributors; Foreword; Preface; 1. The "Netanyahu doctrine": The National Security Strategy of the United States of America, and the invasion of Iraq; Introduction; The "Shultz doctrine" and the origins of the "war on terrorism"; The Israeli connection to the Shultz doctrine; The drafting of NSS-2002; The hour of the hawks; The spectre of nuclear terrorism; Operation Opera; Conclusion; 2. United States legal and policy approaches in the Global War on Terrorism; Introduction; The large scope of the War on Terror Use of dronesNSA surveillance program; Guantanamo; Conclusion; 3. Guantánamo: A well-studied trunk; I; II; III; IV; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Disclosure statement; Works cited; 4. Experimentative counter-terrorism strategies after 9/11: Limitations of military responses to terrorism and violent extremism; Introduction; Terrorism; Counter-terrorism (CT); Countering violent extremism (CVE)/preventing violent extremism (PVE); The global terrorist threat since 9/11; Failed experimentative counter-terrorism strategies after 9/11; Successful experimentative strategies Opportunity for addressing violent extremismConclusion; Recommendations; 5. Interpreting-again-the prohibition of torture; A prologue: why does the prohibition on torture need to be interpreted?; Interpretation, uncertainty, and the role of the client's wishes; Textual and non-textual possibilities; Interpretation applied-the case of waterboarding; Limits on the interpretive minimization of torture; Exploring higher authority as a source of limitation; The elements of lawyers' work as interpretive limits; Conclusion; 6. Rendition in extraordinary times Introduction: rendition as a counter-terrorism toolRendition: definition and scope; A minimum standard for the transfer of alleged terrorists; Conclusion: rendition in these extraordinary times; 7. US torture on "black sites": A lesson from Great Britain?; Introduction; The case of Abdel Hakim Belhaj; The American base at Diego Garcia; The fall of Colonel Gaddafi; "Non-justiciability" and the "act of state" doctrine; Conclusion; 8. Litigation across borders: Enforcing human rights in transnational counterterrorism operations; Introduction; Accountability for US torture The European Court of Human Rights and liability for participation in US tortureSignificance of the ECtHR rulings; Conclusion; 9. Groups and the war on terror; Introduction; Defining human rights; A normative theory of groups in American criminal law; Group-theoretic criminal law in United States history; Post 9/11 war on terror; Looking ahead: first amendment, membership crime, and the philosophy of collective action; Conclusion: toward a better criminal law; Index
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