Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents Volume 126: The Intersection of Law and War

Hardcover | January 7, 2013

byDouglas Lovelace, Kristen Boon

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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics in the worldwide effort to combat terrorism. Among the documents collected are transcripts of Congressional testimony, reports by such federal governmentbodies as the Congressional Research Service (CRS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO), United Nations Security Council resolutions, reports and investigations by the United Nations Secretary-General and other dedicated UN bodies, and case law from the U.S. and around the globe coveringissues related to terrorism. Most volumes carry a single theme, and inside each volume the documents appear within topic-based categories. The series also includes a subject index and other indices that guide the user through this complex area of the law.Volume 126, The Intersection of Law and War, takes a fresh look at the ways in which law and war intersect in this modern age of multifaceted and multidimensional warfare. Professor Douglas Lovelace, Jr. has organized Congressional Research Service reports and United Nations studies to discuss howU.S. law and international law bear on contemporary national security issues such as: terrorism in the context of the war powers debate; the use of drones for targeted killings; maintaining and closing the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay; and illegal border crossing into the UnitedStates.

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Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents is a series that provides primary source documents and expert commentary on various topics in the worldwide effort to combat terrorism. Among the documents collected are transcripts of Congressional testimony, reports by such federal governmentbodies as the Congressional Research Service (CRS...

Douglas C. Lovelace, Jr. is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a JD from Widener School of Law. Kristen E. Boon is Director of International Programs a...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:602 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:January 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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The Intersection of Law and WarPrefaceIntroductionA. THE CONTINUING WAR POWERS DEBATEDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 1: Declarations of War and Authorizations for the Use of Military Force: Historical Background and Legal Implications, CRS Report RL31133, Jennifer K. Elsea and Richard F. Grimmet, March 17, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 2: War Powers Resolution: Presidential Compliance, CRS Report RL33532, Richard F. Grimmet, June 24, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 3: War Powers Litigation Initiated by Members of Congress Since the Enactment of the War Powers Resolution, CRS Report RL30352, Michael John Garcia, June 22, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 4: Congressional Authority to Limit Military Operations, CRS Report R41989, Jennifer K. Elsea, Michael John Garcia and Thomas J. Nicola, September 8, 2011B. THE LEGAL DIMENSIONS OF TARGETED KILLINGSDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 5: Targeted Killing: Its Role in The U.S.-Led Campaign Against Terror, Colonel Peter M. Cullen, U.S. Army War College, March 13, 2007DOCUMENT NO. 6: UN Expert Criticises Targeted Killings, US Drone Attacks, Kanaga Raja, No. 6937, South-North Development Monitor (SUNS), June 4, 2010DOCUMENT NO. 7: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston, May 20, 2010DOCUMENT NO. 8: Report of the Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Philip Alston: Addendum: Study on Targeted Killings, May 28, 2010C. LEGAL ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH CLOSING THE U.S. CONFINEMENT FACILITY AT GUANTANOMO BAY, CUBADouglas C. Lovelace, Jr.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 9: Closing the Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues, CRS Report R40139, Michael John Garcia, Jennifer K. Elsea, R. Chuck Mason and Edward C. Liu, July 6, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 10: Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings, CRS Report R41156, Jennifer K. Elsea and Michael John Garcia, March 29, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 11: Detainee Provisions in the National Defense Authorization Bills, CRS Report R41920, Jennifer K. Elsea and Michael John Garcia, July 18, 2011D. IMMIGRATION AND NATIONAL SECURITYDouglas C. Lovelace, Jr.: CommentaryDOCUMENT NO. 12: Visa Security Policy: Roles of the Departments of State and Homeland Security, CRS Report 41093, Ruth Ellen Wasem, June 30, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 13: Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 111th Congress, CRS Report R40848, Andorra Bruno, Karma Ester, Margaret Mikyung Lee, Alison Siskin and Ruth Ellen Wasem, January 18, 2011DOCUMENT NO. 14: Observations on the Costs and Benefits of an Increased Department of Defense Role in Helping to Secure the Southwest Land Border, GAO Report 11-856R, Davi M. D'Agostino, September 12, 2011