Dirty War

Maass, Peter
November 2002
New Republic;11/11/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 20, p18
Highlights the move of countries allied to the U.S. allies in the war on terrorism to implement drastic methods to deal with suspected terrorists and political oppositions as of November 2002. Allegation of human rights violations committed by the allied countries; Illustration on the case of Egypt under President Hosni Mubarak; Corruption of police officers in Pakistan; Efforts of the U.S. to improve the efficacy and fairness of faulty criminal justice systems in other countries.


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