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Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution

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Terrorism, the Laws of War, and the Constitution
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Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0817946225
ISBN-13: 9780817946227
Number of pages: 196

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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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