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"Discusses the legal, political, and moral ramifications of the current U.S. approach to handling detention of terrorist suspects and reviews in particular the historical and current uses of preventive detention under American law in arguing for a formal, statutory system of rules to govern detention in the context of counterterrorism operations"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-151) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Current U.S. policy The mythology and reality of preventive detention in the United States The emerging law of detention The problems that denial cannot solve The case for candor Conclusion.
KF9430 .W578 2011
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press,