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Archive for May, 2012

U.S.-EU Cooperation Against Terrorism – CRS Report

A May 21, 2012 report from the Congressional Research Service entitled U.S.-EU Cooperation Against Terrorism is now available on this site and from Federation of American Scientists at this link.  The table of contents includes: Background on European Union Efforts Against Terrorism U.S.-EU Counterterrorism Cooperation: Progress to Date and Ongoing Challenges Developing U.S.-EU LinksNew Law […]

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May 30th, 2012 foreign courts

Secret ‘Kill List’ Tests Obama’s Principles –

The May 29th, 2012, New York Times has a lengthy report including a photograph and graphics on the current Administration’s counterterrorism policy.  According to the Times: Mr. Obama has placed himself at the helm of a top secret “nominations” process to designate terrorists for kill or capture, of which the capture part has become largely […]

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Terrorism Bookshelf: Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism | Perspectives on Terrorism

In May of 2012, the academic journal Perspectives on Terrorism released its list of "Top 150 Books on Terrorism and Counterterrorism".  Author Joshua Sinai states: “This listing of top 150 books is intended to provide an overview of many of the discipline’s pre-eminent books.”  The books are divided into 17 non-exclusive categories: (i) encyclopedias and […]

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May 18th, 2012 Books, Weblogs

The 9/11 trial: Justice delayed | The Economist

Of course, a very great deal has been reported about the May 5, 2012 arraignment of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants on charges brought before a military commission.  We expect to look at this situation in detail during the fall 2012 term of Prosecuting Terrorists at Syracuse University College of Law.  For now, I […]

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John Brennan’s Speech: The Tree that Fell in the Forest?

Passing along John Bellinger’s post about the coverage of John Brennan’s speech acknowledging the drone warfare campaign and offering legal arguments in support of it. John Brennan’s Speech: The Tree that Fell in the Forest?.

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May 7th, 2012 Uncategorized