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Wittes, Benjamin
Detention and denial : the case for candor after Guantanamo / Benjamin Wittes
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  KF9430 .W578 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Terrorism -- Prevention -- Law and legislation -- United States
Detention of persons -- United States
Physical Description x, 160 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p.147-151) and index
Contents Current U.S. policy -- The mythology and reality of preventive detention in the United States -- The emerging law of detention -- The problems that denial cannot solve -- The case for candor -- Conclusion
Summary "Discusses the legal, political, and moral ramifications of the current U.S. approach to handling detention of terrorist suspects and reviews in particular the historical and current uses of preventive detention under American law in arguing for a formal, statutory system of rules to govern detention in the context of counterterrorism operations"--Provided by publisher

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