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 George W. Bush: A Faith‐Based Presidency

Gary Scott Smith

in Faith and the Presidency: From George Washington to George W. Bush

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195300604
eISBN:
9780199785285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300604.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although George W. Bush is not more personally devout than Woodrow Wilson or Jimmy Carter, religious issues have played an even more important role in his presidency than for any of his predecessors. ... More


The Paradigm of Hostilities

Nils Melzer

in Targeted Killing in International Law

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533169
eISBN:
9780191714511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533169.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

This chapter begins by introducing the concepts of ‘armed conflict’, ‘hostilities’, and ‘military necessity’, each of which is intrinsically linked to the paradigm of hostilities. It then identifies ... More


Human Rights and Non-discrimination in the 'War on Terror'

Daniel Moeckli

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199239801
eISBN:
9780191716829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239801.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the post-September 11th era, liberal democracies face the question of whether, and if so to what extent, they should change the relationship between liberty and security. This book explores how ... More


Iraq: The Twenty Years’ War

John Tirman

in The Deaths of Others: The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780195381214
eISBN:
9780190252373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195381214.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the consequences of America's invasion of Iraq in 2003, particularly the death of hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and the displacement of millions of others. It considers the ... More


Enemies Abroad

in Us Against Them: Ethnocentric Foundations of American Opinion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226435701
eISBN:
9780226435725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226435725.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which investigates whether ethnocentrism predisposes Americans to lend their support to policies of confrontation and violence against outside enemies, analyzes ethnocentrism in the ... More


Toward Foreign Policy Justice?: A Dream Unfulfilled

Michael L. Clemons

in Dream and Legacy: Dr. Martin Luther King in the Post-Civil Rights Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811844
eISBN:
9781496811882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811844.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Focusing on the war on terrorism from George H.W. Bush to Barack H. Obama, the nation’s tendency to foster policies and practices that contribute to or detract from progress toward the achievement of ... More


Introduction: The Place of Culture in the Play of International Politics

Giles Gunn

in America and the Misshaping of a New World Order

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520098701
eISBN:
9780520943797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520098701.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Conventional orthodoxy in international relations has tended to downplay the effects of culture. This chapter appraises the impacts of culture on international politics and its effects on the ... More


How Conservatives Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Presidential Power

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how conservatives have come to embrace presidential power after an initial wariness. Before the 1970s, there were some conservative activists skeptical of—if not downright ... More


Protecting civil liberties

H. Jack Geiger

in Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses protecting civil liberties during the response to terrorism. It describes unique aspects of the “war on terrorism”, terrorism legislation, civil liberties, terrorism, executive ... More


Constitutional Responsibility in the War on Terrorism

Michael Vatis (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

During the first three years of the war on terrorism, Congress was silent on some of the key issues involved, allowing the Bush administration to assert almost exclusive executive authority to fight ... More


Liberal Internationalism from George W. Bush to Barack Obama

Tony Smith

in America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154923
eISBN:
9781400842025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154923.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the United States' liberal democratic internationalism from George W. Bush to Barack Obama. It first considers the Bush administration's self-ordained mission to win the “global ... More


The War on Terrorism and Other Foreign Conflicts, 2001–2008

Louis Kriesberg

in Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780190228668
eISBN:
9780190228699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228668.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, American Politics

The chapter opens with an analysis of President George W. Bush’s foreign policy approach and the trends and views of the American public. A critical examination is made of the Global War on ... More


Security and Insecurity on a Global “War on Terrorism”: Arab-Muslim Immigrant Experience in Post-9/11 America

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter introduces an ethnographic approach to security that attends to the lived experience of being constituted as a target on the domestic front of the United States' “War on Terrorism.” It ... More


War Powers and the War on Terrorism

Curtis A. Bradley

in International Law in the U.S. Legal System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780190217761
eISBN:
9780190217808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217761.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter considers the relevance of international law within the U.S. legal system to the United States’ initiation and conduct of war. After briefly reviewing some of the most relevant treaties ... More


Fighting the War on Terrorism

Francis Fukuyama (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

The September 11 terrorist attacks have prompted the United States to wage a “war on terrorism” that deposed two regimes—Saddam Hussein in Iraq and the Taliban in Afghanistan—in a span of eighteen ... More


Why Occupation Ignites Suicide Terrorism

in Cutting the Fuse: The Explosion of Global Suicide Terrorism and How to Stop It

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226645605
eISBN:
9780226645643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226645643.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates how military occupation drives ordinary people to become suicide terrorists. It analyzes the global patterns of suicide attacks around the world from 1980 to 2003, which ... More


Germany and the Use of Force: The Evolution of German Security Policy 1990-2003

Kerry Longhurst

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067082
eISBN:
9781781700570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067082.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Mobilising the concept of strategic culture, this study develops a framework for understanding developments in German security policy between 1990 and 2003. Germany's contemporary security policies ... More


Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Norton Garfinkle and Daniel Yankelovich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book rejects the myth of polarization. On topics ranging from the war on terrorism, health care, economic policy and Social Security, to religion, diversity and immigration, it argues that there ... More


1 Laying the Foundation for the “War on Terror”

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the origins of the U.S-run global detention system after 9/11, arguing that it was the result of a series of executive branch decisions and legal opinions that opened the door to ... More


Laying the Foundation for the “War on Terror”

Jonathan Hafetz

in Habeas Corpus after 9/11: Confronting America's New Global Detention System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737033
eISBN:
9780814790793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737033.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter traces the origins of the U.S-run global detention system after 9/11, arguing that it was the result of a series of executive branch decisions and legal opinions that opened the door to ... More


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