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The Resource Our Nation Unhinged : the Human Consequences of the War on Terror

Our Nation Unhinged : the Human Consequences of the War on Terror

Label
Our Nation Unhinged : the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
Title
Our Nation Unhinged
Title remainder
the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jose Padilla short-shackled and wearing blackened goggles and earmuffs to block out all light and sound on his way to the dentist. Fifteen-year-old Omar Khadr crying out to an American soldier, "Kill me!" Hunger strikers at Guantánamo being restrained and force-fed through tubes up their nostrils. John Walker Lindh lying naked and blindfolded in a metal container, bound by his hands and feet, in the freezing Afghan winter night. This is the story of the Bush administration's response to the attacks of September 11, 2001--and of how we have been led down a path of executive abuses, human tragedi
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Honigsberg, Peter Jan
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
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Chemerinsky, Erwin
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  • Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
  • Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
  • War on Terrorism
  • Prisoners of war
  • Detention of persons
  • Human rights
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • LAW
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law)
  • Detention of persons
  • Human rights
  • Prisoners of war
  • Cuba
  • United States
  • Guantańamo Bay Detention Camp
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Law
Label
Our Nation Unhinged : the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-293) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; The Cuban Iguana and American Jurisprudence; Foreword; Opening; PART ONE: MANIPULATING THE LAW; Introducing the Term Enemy Combatant; Justifying Harsh Interrogations and Torture; Asserting Absolute Power as Commander in Chief; PART TWO: LAWLESS DETENTIONS IN AMERICA; Yaser Hamdi, American Citizen; Jose Padilla, American Citizen; Ali Saleh Kalah al Marri, American Resident; Preventive Detention; PART THREE: LAWLESS DETENTIONS IN GUANTANAMO; I: Guantanamo and the Road to the Supreme Court, 2002-2004; Why Guantanamo?; Martin Luther King Weekend, January 2002
  • The Road to the Supreme CourtWith a Little Help from the Cuban Iguana; A Historic Supreme Court Decision: Rasul v. Bush; II: Inhumane Treatment of Detainees at Guantanamo; Interrogation Log of a Guantanamo Detainee; FBI Report: July 29, 2004; Denial of Treatment; Suicides at the Base; The Emergency Response Force; Hunger Strikers and Force-feeding; III: The Administration under Siege, 2004-2006; Combatant Status Review Tribunals; Administrative Review Boards; Government Interference with Attorneys; The Administration's Legal Position Falters; IV: Winds of Change, 2006-2008
  • A Second Historic Supreme Court Decision: Hamdan v. RumsfeldThe Military Commissions Act; The Third Guantanamo Case: Boumediene v. Bush; Supreme Court Oral Arguments; A Parallel Case on Reviewing CSRT Hearings; The Return to War Crime Prosecutions: Hicks, Khadr, and Hamdan; Victory: Boumediene v. Bush; Another Blow to the Administration: Parhat v. Gates; PART FOUR: FOREIGN PRISONS AND CIA BLACK SITES; The Evolution of Extraordinary Rendition; Case Study: Khalid El-Masri; Case Study: Maher Arar; Case Study: Abu Omar; Violating Human Rights Laws
  • PART FIVE: DETENTIONS IN AMERICA WITH DUE PROCESSJohn Walker Lindh; Richard Colvin Reid; Zacarias Moussaoui; The Lackawanna Six; Closing; Addendum: Visiting Guantanamo Bay; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565027
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520254725
Lccn
2008052272
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772498
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt599v
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565027
Label
Our Nation Unhinged : the Human Consequences of the War on Terror
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-293) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; The Cuban Iguana and American Jurisprudence; Foreword; Opening; PART ONE: MANIPULATING THE LAW; Introducing the Term Enemy Combatant; Justifying Harsh Interrogations and Torture; Asserting Absolute Power as Commander in Chief; PART TWO: LAWLESS DETENTIONS IN AMERICA; Yaser Hamdi, American Citizen; Jose Padilla, American Citizen; Ali Saleh Kalah al Marri, American Resident; Preventive Detention; PART THREE: LAWLESS DETENTIONS IN GUANTANAMO; I: Guantanamo and the Road to the Supreme Court, 2002-2004; Why Guantanamo?; Martin Luther King Weekend, January 2002
  • The Road to the Supreme CourtWith a Little Help from the Cuban Iguana; A Historic Supreme Court Decision: Rasul v. Bush; II: Inhumane Treatment of Detainees at Guantanamo; Interrogation Log of a Guantanamo Detainee; FBI Report: July 29, 2004; Denial of Treatment; Suicides at the Base; The Emergency Response Force; Hunger Strikers and Force-feeding; III: The Administration under Siege, 2004-2006; Combatant Status Review Tribunals; Administrative Review Boards; Government Interference with Attorneys; The Administration's Legal Position Falters; IV: Winds of Change, 2006-2008
  • A Second Historic Supreme Court Decision: Hamdan v. RumsfeldThe Military Commissions Act; The Third Guantanamo Case: Boumediene v. Bush; Supreme Court Oral Arguments; A Parallel Case on Reviewing CSRT Hearings; The Return to War Crime Prosecutions: Hicks, Khadr, and Hamdan; Victory: Boumediene v. Bush; Another Blow to the Administration: Parhat v. Gates; PART FOUR: FOREIGN PRISONS AND CIA BLACK SITES; The Evolution of Extraordinary Rendition; Case Study: Khalid El-Masri; Case Study: Maher Arar; Case Study: Abu Omar; Violating Human Rights Laws
  • PART FIVE: DETENTIONS IN AMERICA WITH DUE PROCESSJohn Walker Lindh; Richard Colvin Reid; Zacarias Moussaoui; The Lackawanna Six; Closing; Addendum: Visiting Guantanamo Bay; List of Abbreviations; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773565027
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (333 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520254725
Lccn
2008052272
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612772498
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt599v
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773565027

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