Tag: counterterrorism

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    In the wake of terrorist bombings by British-born Muslims in 2005, the British government set up an initiative called Prevent to engage with the Islamic community and to intervene before a person became radicalized. But many British Muslims feel that the policy amounts to religious profiling, and others have criticized Prevent for being misguided and ineffective. More

    July 19, 2013 | Comments

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    “What we can do, number one, is to ensure that there’s a counter narrative, that there’s a narrative of life, of positivity,” says Haris Tarin, director the Washington office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council. More

    May 3, 2013 | Comments

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    In the wake of White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan’s speech this week on drone ethics and targeted killing, we talk to Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter, author of The Violence of Peace: America’s Wars in the Age of Obama. More

    May 4, 2012 | Comments

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    “When we’re using missiles that kill but place no risk,” suggests Yale law professor Stephen Carter, “that means it’s easier to fight, which means it’s more likely we’ll fight.” More

    March 2, 2012 | Comments

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    The September 30 killing in Yemen of radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is reigniting an ethical debate: Should the US use armed drones outside combat zones? Watch excerpts from recent interviews on drones and the ethics of war. More

    September 30, 2011 | Comments

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    Watch excerpts from our conversation with the director of policy studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies on some of the ethical and moral issues at stake in the US raid that ended in the death of Osama bin Laden. More

    May 3, 2011 | Comments

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    In late 2006, Congress passed a controversial bill that gave the president power to order trials of suspected terrorists in military tribunals, not regular courts, and it denied suspects the right to challenge their detention. But is the law constitutional? More

    October 6, 2006 | Comments

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    Religion News Service senior editor David E. Anderson writes that the Bush administration’s explanations about the use of torture “have been curiously devoid of ethical reflection or moral reasoning.” More

    December 23, 2005 | Comments