Taking Liberties: The Personal Jurisdiction of Military Commissions
64 Pages Posted: 13 Aug 2008
Date Written: August 13, 2008
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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