The United States, international law, and the struggle against terrorism / Thomas Michael McDonnell.
London ; New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2010.
xii, 298 pages ; 25 cm.
Routledge research in terrorism and the law.
Formatted Contents Note
The West's colonization of Muslim lands and the rise of Islamic fundamentalism "The global War on Terrorism" : a mislabeling of the terrorist challenge? Torture light? Torture heavy The allure of the ticking time bomb hypothetical Beyond locking 'em up and throwing away the key? : indefinite detention, habeas corpus, and the right to a fair trial Acceptable "collateral damage"? : taking innocent life in conducting the "War on Terrorism?" Assassinating suspected terrorists : "The dark side" of the War on Terror? Carrying out the death penalty in the "war on terrorism" : getting just desert or creating martyrs? Ethnic and racial profiling : a misguided counter-terror tactic? The invasion and occupation of Iraq : aggression or a justified resort to force? The invasion and occupation of Afghanistan : the legal challenge posed by the haven state Conquest, colonization, and the right of self-determination.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
K5256 .M36 2010
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