2007 · 296 pages
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This book examines strategies to combat terrorism and counter nuclear proliferation, and discusses related moral, ethical, and constitutional consequences. It is a sequel to two volumes previously published by the Academy of Political Science: September 11, Terrorist Attacks, and U.S. Foreign Policy and American Hegemony: Preventive War, Iraq, and Imposing Democracy. The purpose of this latest book is to bring within one volume essays that examine the continued threat of terrorist attacks, the proliferation of nuclear capacity, and, worst of all, the possibility of a nuclear weapon coming into the hands of and being used by these terrorists. There are also chapters that look at the ethical, moral, and constitutional repercussions that have come from fighting these threats.
PART I: INTRODUCTION
Why the Doctrine of American Hegemony Cannot Be Sustained
PART II: TERRORIST ATTACKS
The Rationality of Radical Islam
Quintan Wiktorowicz and Karl Kaltenthaler
Deterring Nonstate WMD Attacks
David P. Auerswald
The Fight Against Terrorist Financing
Anne L. Clunan
PART III: NUCLEAR PROLIFERATION
After Saddam: Regional Insecurity, Weapons of Mass Destruction, and Proliferation Pressures in Postwar Iraq
The Debate over Nuclear North Korea
Victor D. Cha and David C. Kang
Iran's Nuclear Program: Motivations, Options, Consequences
PART IV: MORAL, ETHICAL, AND CONSTITUTIONAL REPERCUSSIONS
Killing Civilians Intentionally: Double Effect, Reprisal, and Necessity in the Middle East
Michael L. Gross
Tragic Choices in the War on Terrorism: Should We Try to Regulate and Control Torture?
The Detention and Trial of Enemy Combatants: A Drama in Three Branches
Michael C. Dorf
PART V: CONCLUSIONS
Do Counterproliferation and Counterterrorism Go Together?
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