TITLE

Broken Promises or Unrealistic Expectations?: Comparing the Bush and Obama Administrations on Counterterrorism

AUTHOR(S)
Tung Yin
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Transnational Law & Contemporary Problems;Summer2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p465
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the similarities and differences between the counterterrorism policies of the administrations of President Barack Obama and former President George W. Bush in the U.S. It discusses the division of criminal prosecution or military force as well as the effect of military force paradigm used in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in New York. The approach toward the Taliban and al Qaeda such as military commission and acquisition of lawful custody are also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
64294974

 

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