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Defending Legality in the Age of Empire’s Law

Amy Bartholomew

in Legality and Legitimacy in Global Affairs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199781577
eISBN:
9780199932887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781577.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Amy Bartholomew argues the ‘global war on terror’ has generated rightlessness but not lawlessness. Rule by law threatens to produce a constitutive undoing of the post World War II international legal ... More


Counter-Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Era: Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned

Rashmi Singh

in Illusions of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780197265901
eISBN:
9780191772047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265901.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the US-led counter-terrorism response to the September 2001 attacks on the American homeland in order to gauge the successes and failures of the Global War on Terror. It ... More


Towards an International Rule of Law?

Philippe Sands and Blinne Ní Ghrálaigh

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0030
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the international rule of law, as a principle or rule of global application, and how the global war on terror affects the development of this. It provides some information on ... More


Conclusion

Karine V. Walther

in Sacred Interests: The United States and the Islamic World, 1821-1921

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625393
eISBN:
9781469625416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625393.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion summarizes how these arenas contributed to larger American narratives about the Islamic world and how they translated into specific policies. It then details the profound repercussions ... More


Fabricated Connections, Deeply Felt

Rebecca A. Adelman

in Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281671
eISBN:
9780823284788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281671.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Framed by an account of the author’s visit to Guantánamo Bay, the Introduction to Figuring Violence queries the limits of what outsiders know about the six beings around which the book is organized: ... More


In Defense of the Bush Doctrine

Robert G. Kaufman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124346
eISBN:
9780813134987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124346.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, shattered the prevalent optimism in the United States that had blossomed during the tranquil and prosperous 1990s, when democracy seemed triumphant and ... More


Afghanistan and the Nature of Future Conflicts

Kaushik Roy

in War and Society in Afghanistan: From the Mughals to the Americans, 1500–2013

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198099109
eISBN:
9780199085286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198099109.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Discussion about the nature of warfare in Afghanistan is related with several bigger inter-related debates in the field of military history. First, is the world witnessing a Military Revolution, or a ... More


Deprivations of Life and Liberty: Detention, Trial, and Targeted Killing

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Post-9/11 American counterterrorism policy has strained legal prohibitions on arbitrary deprivations of life and liberty. This chapter surveys domestic and international legal norms governing killing ... More


U.S. Strategic Planning in 2001–02

Philip Zelikow

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines U.S. strategic planning from 2001 to 2002 under the Bush administration. It first considers George W. Bush's foreign policy agenda before and after 9/11, along with the roles ... More


Civilizational Conflict as Race War: From the 1990s to the Global War on Terror

Alexander D. Barder

in Global Race War: International Politics and Racial Hierarchy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197535622
eISBN:
9780197535653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197535622.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter focuses on the development of the notion of the “clash of civilizations” as the reformulation of a racialized discourse of international politics and its political salience during the ... More


Teaching War and Feeling Fear: Public School Reform during the Global War on Terror

Nicole Nguyen

in A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The first chapter locates Milton High School within national efforts to install militarized regimes of discipline in public education through the corporate takeover of schools, wage war under the ... More


Torture

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

Despite its universal and absolute prohibition in international human rights and humanitarian law, torture has persisted even in liberal democracies. This chapter traces how changing national ... More


Sovereignty and Counterterrorism

Jennifer M. Ramos

in Changing Norms through Actions: The Evolution of Sovereignty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924844
eISBN:
9780199332915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924844.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter Three examines state sovereignty in the context of global terrorism. In the interest of international peace and security, states now have the responsibility to the international community to ... More


Introduction

John W. Lango

in The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In response to contemporary forms of armed conflict, including genocidal civil wars and global terrorism, this book engages in a project of rethinking or revising just war principles. A main thesis ... More


GWOT

Faisal Devji

in Terrorist in Search of Humanity: Militant Islam and Global Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190076801
eISBN:
9780197520741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076801.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The emergence of Al-Qaeda resulted in the deterritorialization of the war waged against it. Neither an old-fashioned enemy operating through institutions like states and armies, nor a civilian and ... More


The Politics of Art and Censorship

Banu Karaca

in The National Frame: Art and State Violence in Turkey and Germany

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780823290208
eISBN:
9780823297337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823290208.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 5 traces how art deemed outside of the state’s civilizing discourse is met with censorship. It expands the definition of censorship beyond explicit bans and suppressions of artworks by the ... More


Terror, the Imperial Presidency, and American Heroism

Susan Jeffords

in Orientalism and War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199327782
eISBN:
9780199388080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327782.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The power to name terrorists is key to the “War on Terror”. The Bush presidency codified that naming, not only in legal opinions but in the enhancement of presidential authority to “decide” how ... More


The Fate of Human Rights in the Global War on Terror

Rebecca Sanders

in Plausible Legality: Legal Culture and Political Imperative in the Global War on Terror

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190870553
eISBN:
9780190870584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870553.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

American officials attempted to construct the plausible legality of torture, indefinite detention, targeted killing, and mass surveillance in the global war on terror. These efforts were largely ... More


‘Turning Sheep into Tigers’: State Securitisation of Islam, Societal Insecurity and Conflict in Xinjiang, China

Joanne Smith Finley

in The Politics of Muslim Identities in Asia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474466837
eISBN:
9781399509237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466837.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In Xinjiang, Northwest China, upwards of one million mostly Muslim Turkic and other minority peoples are extra-judicially detained in internment camps for political ‘re-education’, serving long-term ... More


A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

Nicole Nguyen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816698264
eISBN:
9781452955209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698264.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

By traveling through daily life at the school, A Curriculum of Fear investigates how students and school staff made sense of, negotiated, and contested the intense focus on national security, ... More


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