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The Fight Against Terrorism

EYAL ZAMIR and BARAK MEDINA

in Law, Economics, and Morality

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195372168
eISBN:
9780199776078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372168.003.06
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter presents a constrained cost-benefit analysis of measures taken in the fight against terrorism. It begins by characterizing and criticizing existing normative economic analysis of the ... More


Waging the War on Terror

Hal Brands

in From Berlin to Baghdad: America's Search for Purpose in the Post-Cold War World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124629
eISBN:
9780813134925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124629.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the war on terror, which unfolded during the early 2000s. This showed that the strategy of the Bush administration was not nearly well integrated as it had originally appeared. ... More


Yemen and the World: Beyond Insecurity

Laurent Bonnefoy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190922597
eISBN:
9780190943295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922597.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

Contemporary Yemen has an image-problem. It has long fascinated travelers and artists, and to many the country embodies both Arab and Muslim authenticity; it stands at important geostrategic and ... More


Emergency Powers and Terrorism-Related Regulation Circa 2012: Perspectives on Prerogative Power in the United States

Mark Tushnet

in Extra-Legal Power and Legitimacy: Perspectives on Prerogative

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199965533
eISBN:
9780199351343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199965533.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the role of political and legal constitutionalism in structuring the response to terrorism since 2001. It begins by sketching two claims about the legal regulation of ... More


Coda and Conclusion

Donna T. Haverty-Stacke

in Trotskyists on Trial: Free Speech and Political Persecution Since the Age of FDR

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479851942
eISBN:
9781479891627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479851942.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The coda and conclusion offers final thoughts on how Americans have continued to struggle with the challenge of balancing free speech rights with national security during times of national emergency, ... More


Reinforcing the Detention System, 1994–2000

Carl Lindskoog

in Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781683400400
eISBN:
9781683400660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400400.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Haitian detention at Guantanamo Bay continued to focus attention on U.S. detention practice in 1995 as the government’s detention of hundreds of unaccompanied Haitian youth generated enormous ... More


Preventing WMD Terrorism

Deborah Yarsike Ball, Lucy M. Hair, Thomas McVey, and Michael Nacht

in WMD Terrorism: Science and Policy Choices

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012980
eISBN:
9780262259064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012980.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter discusses the prevention of WMD terrorism. The chapter is organized as follows. Section 17.1 summarizes what is known about terrorists’ ability to make or obtain WMD and identifies ... More


China and Global Security Issues

Denny Roy

in Return of the Dragon: Rising China and Regional Security

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159005
eISBN:
9780231528153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159005.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the implications of China's rise for international security. From the standpoint of governments disgruntled with American preeminence, a stronger China might enhance global ... More


Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data in Canada

Jane Bailey and Sara Shayan

in Bulk Collection: Systematic Government Access to Private-Sector Data

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190685515
eISBN:
9780190685546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685515.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on Canadian law as it applies to government access to private-sector data. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms implicitly provides constitutional protection of privacy by ... More


Antecedents of Imperial Incarceration: Fort Marion to Guantánamo

Manu Vimalassery

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines historical precedents for U.S. imperial prisons and how they are related to the “War on Terror.” Focusing on Guantánamo in Cuba and Fort Marion in Florida, it considers regional ... More


“A Country Worthy of Heroes”: The Old West and the New American Death Penalty

Daniel LaChance

in Executing Freedom: The Cultural Life of Capital Punishment in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226066691
eISBN:
9780226066721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066721.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At the end of the twentieth century, frontier mythology played an integral role in the representation of capital punishment as a virtuous practice in two communities responsible for the largest ... More


Figures in the Carpet

Robert S. Leiken

in Europe's Angry Muslims: The Revolt of The Second Generation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780195328974
eISBN:
9780190252748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195328974.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has explored the geographic, temporal, economic, political, and cultural dimensions of jihad in Europe and how Muslim anger played itself out in various incidents in France, Germany, and ... More


New Regulatory Mechanisms

Kerry O’Halloran

in The Profits of Charity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199767717
eISBN:
9780190259969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199767717.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter first reviews the type and effect of novel regulatory mechanisms introduced as an outcome of charity law reform in the jurisdiction studied. It then describes the novel governance and ... More


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