Taking Liberties: The Personal Jurisdiction of Military Commissions
Duke University School of Law
August 13, 2008
Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Paper No. 215
On September 11, 2001, Al Qaeda operatives attacked civilian and military targets on US territory, causing thousands of deaths and billions of dollars of economic loss. The next day, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1368 characterizing the attack by Al Qaeda as a "threat to international peace and security" and recognizing the right of states to use armed force in self defense.
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Date posted: August 13, 2008