17 September 2021

Overkill: Reforming the Legal Basis for the U.S. War on Terror

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Related TagsJihad in Modern ConflictWhat’s new?  The U.S. government is conducting a formal review of its counter-terrorism direct action operations – ie, those that involve kill or capture. But it is not clear that the review will shed light on key questions about the effectiveness of militarised counter-terrorism efforts or recommend major changes.Why does it matter?  The so-called global war on terror deserves greater oversight. Since the 11 September 2001 attacks, the U.S. has waged war [...]