TITLE

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION AND THE WAR ON TERROR

AUTHOR(S)
Mukasey, Michael B.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Summer2010, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p953
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the programs and policies that the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama has implemented to keep the country safe. It notes that the intelligence-gathering under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act amendments passed in 2008 have remained in place. It argues that the Obama administration has made changes in dealing with detainees and with those in the government who have been involved in intelligence-gathering. It also discusses the implication of the plans to bring several detainees for trial in a civilian court.
ACCESSION #
51917840

 

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