Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution
by John Yoo
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2005
Number of pages: 196
This volume examines three enemy combatant cases that represent the leading edge of U.S. efforts to devise legal rules, consistent with American constitutional principles, for waging the global war on terror. The distinguished contributors analyze the crucial questions these cases raise about the balance between national security and civil liberties in wartime and call for a reexamination of the complex connections between the Constitution and international law.
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by Stephen Sloan - Air University Press
Written primarily for senior- and middle-level officials and officers who will be responsible for conducting war against terrorism. The author examines several definitional problems and analyzes approaches to counter and preempt terrorism.
by Stewart Baker - Hoover Institution Press
Baker examines the technologies we love -- jet travel, computer networks, and biotech -- and finds that they are likely to empower new forms of terrorism unless we change our current course and overcome resistance to change from privacy advocates.
by James Bissett, at al. - The Fraser Institute
The authors identify serious weaknesses in the immigration, asylum, and border regimes from Canadian and American perspectives. The entry of a number of potentially dangerous individuals should warrant major attention and policy review.
by Wladyslaw Pleszczynski - Hoover Institution Press
September 11 continues to roil our collective mind. The essays in this book take a sometimes sobering, sometimes uplifting look at a historic turning point in our lives. The contributors examine the challenges and dangers of our new foreign policy.