The struggle of democracy against terrorism: lessons from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel

What is terrorism? definitions and characteristics -- The laws of war waged between democratic states and terrorist organizations -- Interrogation of terrorists : the boundaries between permitted interrogation and forbidden torture -- Administrative powers of military commanders in the struggle agai...

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Main Author: Gross, Emanuel (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Charlottesville [u.a.] University of Virginia Press 2006
Edition:1. publ.
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Summary:What is terrorism? definitions and characteristics -- The laws of war waged between democratic states and terrorist organizations -- Interrogation of terrorists : the boundaries between permitted interrogation and forbidden torture -- Administrative powers of military commanders in the struggle against terrorism -- Administrative detentions and the use of terrorists as bargaining counters -- The right to privacy in times of terrorism -- Use of civilians as human shields -- Thwarting terrorist acts by targeted preventive elimination -- Lessons of the past and challenges for the future.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:XIII, 291 S.
ISBN:9780813925318
0813925312