Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 June 2017

256 Pages

5.4x8.4 inches

ISBN: 9780190683078

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Enemies Known and Unknown

Targeted Killings in America's Transnational Wars

Jack McDonald

  • Lays bare the legal and political consequences of Washington's pursuit of militarized counterterrorism in the post-9/11 era
  • Argues that the Obama administration's adherence to the rule of law has a disturbing status quo of violence in the 'War on Terror'
  • Understanding of the social and legal construction of legitimate violence in warfare