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Law in the War on International Terrorism Ved P. Nanda

Law in the War on International Terrorism

Ved P. Nanda

Published March 16th 2005
ISBN : 9781571053190
Hardcover
288 pages
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Reacting to the horrendous events of September 11, 2001, the world community has undertaken enhanced domestic, regional and international efforts against the war on terrorism. These include new treaties and other cooperative measures to preventMoreReacting to the horrendous events of September 11, 2001, the world community has undertaken enhanced domestic, regional and international efforts against the war on terrorism. These include new treaties and other cooperative measures to prevent terrorism, suppress the financing of terrorist groups, and apprehend and punish the offenders. The UN Security Council even authorised the use of force in the war against international terrorism. Recent legal responses to international terrorism have been unprecedented and, in certain instances, controversial. Challenges for the legal community, especially scholars, are to explore alternatives and recommend measures within a legal framework to solve this multi-faceted problem. Contributors to this important book have accepted and risen to this challenge. They describe and provide a comprehensive and insightful analysis of the pertinent domestic, bilateral, regional and international legal developments in the war against terrorism. Subjects covered include Terrorism, International Law and Organisations- The UN in the War Against International Terroism- Lawful and Unlawful Wars Against Terrorism- The Threat of Nuclear Terrorism- Detention of T