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Published: 06 December 2012

592 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199915927

Bookseller Code (06)


The Intersection of Law and War

Douglas Lovelace, Jr. and Kristen Boon

Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents

  • Brings readers up to date on the academic and military debates over terrorism in the war powers context, whether combatting and countering terrorism is a role for law enforcement or the armed forces.
  • Presents current information and commentary on contemporary scholarly and international views on the legal implications of the use of drone aircrafts for targeted killings.
  • Updates the reader on the legal status of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and its enemy combatants, including the difficulties faced by the Obama Administration in its attempts to close the facility and relocate the detainees.
  • Details and discusses in depth the national security threat presented by illegal border crossings into the United States by non-citizens, as well as the U.S. attempts at immigration reform and border securitization.