September 20, 2011

Terror and Democracy

What democracies should have learned about the fight against terrorism.

What democracies should have learned about the fight against terrorism.


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2 Walzer, Michael. Just and Unjust Wars. A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations. NY: Basic Books, 1992.
3 Walzer, Michael. Just and Unjust Wars. A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations. NY: Basic Books, 1992, p. 251.
4 Ignatieff, Michael. The Lesser Evil. Political Ethics in an Age of Terror.  Princeton University Press, 2004, p. X, the author’s emphasis.
5 Cole & Lobel. Less Safe, Less Free. Why America Is Losing the War on Terror. NY: New Press, 2007.
6 Mukasey, Michael. ‘The waterboarding trail to bin Laden’ in Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2011.
7 McCrisken, Trevor. ‘Ten years on: Obama’s war on terrorism in rhetoric and practice’ in International Affairs 87:4, 2011, pp. 792–793.
8 Bellamy & Bleiker. ‘Introduction’ in Bellamy, Bleiker, Davies & Devetak, eds. Security and the War on Terror. London: Routledge, 2008, p. 3.
9 Reinares, Jiménez. ‘Countering terrorism in a new democracy: The Case of Spain’ in Reinares, ed. European Democracies Against Terrorism. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000, p. 137.
10 Quoted in Silke, Andrew. ‘Fire of Iolaus. The role of state countermeasures in causing terrorism and what needs to be done’ in Bjí¸rgo, Tore, ed. The Root Causes of Terrorism. Myths, Reality and Ways Forward. London: Routledge, 2005, p. 231.
11 CNN. ‘Obama signs order to close Guantanamo Bay facility’ at articles.cnn.com/2009-01-22/politics/guantanamo.or….
12 Ignatieff, Michael. ‘Lesser evils’ in NY Times, May 2, 2004.

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