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Targeted Killing

Author : Markus Gunneflo
ISBN : 9781316552841
Genre : Law
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Looking beyond the events of the second intifada and 9/11, this book reveals how targeted killing is intimately embedded in both Israeli and US statecraft, and in the problematic relationship between sovereign authority and lawful violence underpinning the modern state system. It details the legal and political issues raised in targeted killing as it has emerged in practice, including questions of domestic constitutional authority, the use of force in international law, the law of belligerent occupation, the law of targeting and human rights law. The distinctive nature of Israeli and US targeted killing is analysed in terms of the compulsion of legality characteristic of the liberal constitutional state, a compulsion that demands the ability to distinguish between legal 'targeted killing' and extra-legal 'political assassination'. The effect is a highly legalized framework for the extraterritorial killing of designated terrorists that may significantly affect the international law of force.

Cyber And Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosives Challenges

Author : Maurizio Martellini
ISBN : 9783319621081
Genre : Computers
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This book covers the security and safety of CBRNE assets and management, and illustrates which risks may emerge and how to counter them through an enhanced risk management approach. It also tackles the CBRNE-Cyber threats, their risk mitigation measures and the relevance of raising awareness and education enforcing a CBRNE-Cy security culture. The authors present international instruments and legislation to deal with these threats, for instance the UNSCR1540. The authors address a multitude of stakeholders, and have a multidisciplinary nature dealing with cross-cutting areas like the convergence of biological and chemical, the development of edging technologies, and in the cyber domain, the impelling risks due to the use of malwares against critical subsystems of CBRN facilities. Examples are provided in this book. Academicians, diplomats, technicians and engineers working in the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive and cyber fields will find this book valuable as a reference. Students studying in these related fields will also find this book useful as a reference.

Dark Victory

Author : Dan E. Moldea
ISBN : 9781504043502
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A “smoldering indictment” of the corrupt influences that rescued Ronald Reagan's career, made him millions, and shaped his presidency (Library Journal). Founded in 1924, the Music Corporation of America got its start booking acts into speakeasies run by such notorious Chicago mobsters as Al Capone. How then, in only a few decades, did MCA become the driving force behind music publishing, radio, recording artists, Hollywood, and the burgeoning television industry? Enter Ronald Reagan. By the late 1950s, Reagan was a passé movie actor. As president of the Screen Actors Guild, he was also MCA’s key client. With Reagan’s help, MCA would become the most powerful entertainment conglomerate in the world. And with MCA’s help, Reagan would secure a fortune (resulting in a federal grand jury hearing), be marketed to the public as a viable politician, and ascend to the presidency of the United States. But according to reporter Dan E. Moldea, there had always been another catalyst behind MCA: Ties to organized crime that reached back to the company’s inception—and through Reagan’s Teamster-backed candidacy—had never been severed. From the author of The Hoffa Wars, this is an epic and serpentine investigation into the insidious links among Hollywood, the Mob, and politics. Based on research of six thousand pages of previously classified documents, including the entirety of Reagan’s grand jury testimony, Moldea “has, through sheer tenacity, amassed an avalanche of ominous and unnerving facts. [Dark Victory is] a book about power, ego and the American way. Moldea has shown us what we don’t want to see” (Los Angeles Times).

Rise Of The Warrior Cop

Author : Radley Balko
ISBN : 9781610392129
Genre : Social Science
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The last days of colonialism taught America's revolutionaries that soldiers in the streets bring conflict and tyranny. As a result, our country has generally worked to keep the military out of law enforcement. But according to investigative reporter Radley Balko, over the last several decades, America's cops have increasingly come to resemble ground troops. The consequences have been dire: the home is no longer a place of sanctuary, the Fourth Amendment has been gutted, and police today have been conditioned to see the citizens they serve as an other—an enemy. Today's armored-up policemen are a far cry from the constables of early America. The unrest of the 1960s brought about the invention of the SWAT unit—which in turn led to the debut of military tactics in the ranks of police officers. Nixon's War on Drugs, Reagan's War on Poverty, Clinton's COPS program, the post–9/11 security state under Bush and Obama: by degrees, each of these innovations expanded and empowered police forces, always at the expense of civil liberties. And these are just four among a slew of reckless programs. In Rise of the Warrior Cop, Balko shows how politicians' ill-considered policies and relentless declarations of war against vague enemies like crime, drugs, and terror have blurred the distinction between cop and soldier. His fascinating, frightening narrative shows how over a generation, a creeping battlefield mentality has isolated and alienated American police officers and put them on a collision course with the values of a free society.

El Dorado Canyon

Author : Joseph T. Stanik
ISBN : 1557509832
Genre : History
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A retired naval officer details Reagan's war against terrorism in North Africa, revealing covert operations that went far beyond the much publicized bombing of that country in 1986. (Current Affairs)

Killing Detente

Author : Anne Cahn
ISBN : 0271038977
Genre : History
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Killing Detente tells the story of a major episode of intelligence intervention in politics in the mid-1970s that led to the derailing of detente between the Soviet Union and the United States and to the resurgence of the Cold War in the following decade. Although the basic outlines of the story are already known, Anne Cahn succeeded in getting many previously declassified documents released and uses these, supplemented by seventy interviews with principal players, to add much greater depth and detail to our understanding of this troubling event in U. S. history. In the mid-1970s a very controversial intelligence estimate was performed by people outside the government. They were given access to our most secret files and leaked their report to the press when Jimmy Carter was elected president. This study, which became known as "The Team B Report," became the intellectual forbearer of the "window of vulnerability" and led to the demise of detente between the Soviet Union and the United States. Team B was the fundamental turning point in renewing the Cold War in the 1980s. The debate over the leaked report moved the center of arms control policy strongly to the right from where it had been during the years of detente. Team B presaged the triumph of Ronald Reagan and a military buildup on a scale unprecedented in peacetime that left present and future generations with the most crippling debt in our nation’s history. This book is about attempts to destroy improved relations between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1970s. Those opposed to the easing of tensions between the two countries used every means available, including accusing the Central Intelligence Agency of understating the threat posed by the Soviets. Charging the CIA this way seems preposterous now.

The Georgia Journal Of International And Comparative Law

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ISBN : OSU:32437121986257
Genre : Comparative law
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Panama

Author : Kevin Buckley
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173018224148
Genre : History
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Presents a complete overview of the Panama situation, including full reports on the U.S. invasion and Noriega's prosecution

500 Years Of European Behavior

Author : Nana Ekow Butweiku
ISBN : IND:30000050901010
Genre : Africa
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Author : Henry Kissinger
ISBN : 9789960549071
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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كتاب سنوات التجديد إنجاز استثنائي لعله أفضل دبلوماسي أمريكي معروف في القرن العشرين، هنري كيسنجر شخصية كبيرة في التاريخ العالمي، وحائز على جائزة نوبل للسلام، ومن أفضل العقول التي عملت في السياسة الخارجية الأمريكية، إضافةً إلى أنه من أذكى الرجال وأكثرهم معرفة ممن عملوا في مراكز السلطة في واشنطن. هذا الكتاب الذي طال انتظاره عن ذكرياته يُكمل عملاً كبيراً في التاريخ المعاصر. وهو وثيقة تاريخية مهمة ورواية رائعة ذات طابع شكسبيري في قوتها، مليئة بالنظرات العميقة غير المعتادة، والصادقة، وإحساس عميق بالتاريخ »سنوات التجديد« هو الاستنتاج الناجح لإنجاز عظيم، والذي سيظل وثيقة تاريخية من الدرجة الأولى. جون لويس غاديس: مراجِعة الكتب في صحيفة نيويورك تايمز ٭ ٭ ٭ «أسلوب يتفوق على الشكل المعروف لكتّاب كبار آخرين... كتاب يستحوذ على الانتباه. ويصعب وضعه جانباً». جوزيف، وول ستريت جورنال «تاريخ السيد كيسنجر في أيام خدمته عمل يتميز بعمق ووضوح الرؤية والمشهد التاريخي ويبرر حجمه. إنه حدث وعمل كلاسيكي في طابعه». ريتشارد بيرنيستين، نيويورك تايمز «انهماك كيسنجر بتأريخ الأحداث وعرضها في هذه السنوات غني بالتفاصيل. لا بد أن يقرأه المهتمون بالسياسة الخارجية». غريغ ايسندارث، فلادلفيا انكوايارار «عمل ناجح وطموح وواسع الإحاطة.. إنه صورة ذاتية ومركّبة مرسومة بقلم إنسان ذكي وفخور بنفسه». باريان فانديمارك، ذا بوستن صندي جلوب ٭ ٭ ٭ العبيكان 2017

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