American Terrorists as Perpetrators of Communitarian Assaults
23 Pages Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Date Written: December 1, 2013
This article argues that there are strong normative reasons to treat American terrorists — abroad and within the United States — as individuals who have committed treason. American terrorists are widely held as commanding rights above and beyond those to which other terrorists are entitled. However, American terrorists also commit a serious offense when they raise their arms against their nation, a crime that other terrorists are incapable of committing. As a result, American terrorists to be judged by a security review board, following the procedures clearly laid out by the Constitution.
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