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By Thomas McDonnell

This booklet discusses the severe felony concerns raised via the united states responses to the terrorist probability, examining the activities taken by way of the Bush management throughout the so-called "War on Terrorism" and their compliance with overseas legislations. Thomas McDonnell highlights particular issues of felony curiosity together with torture, extra-judicial detentions and the invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, and examines them opposed to the backdrop of terrorist pursuits that have plagued Britain and Russia. The ebook extrapolates from the activities of the us, happening to examine the problems all smooth democracies face in attempting to strive against foreign terrorism.

This e-book demonstrates why present counter-terrorism practices and rules can be rejected, and new regulations followed which are suitable with foreign legislations. Written for college kids of legislations, lecturers and policy-makers, the quantity demonstrates the hazards that breaking overseas legislations incorporates within the "War on Terrorism".

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