Congress and the War on Terror: Making Policy for the Long War

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Darren A. Wheelerauthor

Darren A. Wheeler earned his PhD in political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, specializing in public law. He is currently associate professor of political science at Ball State University.

Congress and the War on Terror: Making Policy for the Long War

20180831

Praeger

Pages 232
Topics Politics, Law, and Government

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Congress and the War on Terror: Making Policy for the Long War

Author(s): Wheeler, Darren;
Contributors: Wheeler, Darren;
Abstract:

As the U.S. government continues the battle against terrorism, Congress—representatives of the people—must develop long-term policies that provide for national security and protect the civil liberties of the American people.


• Chronicles congressional policymaking in the War on Terror, notes its successes and failures, and provides recommendations to improve the congressional role in the US's fight against terror

• Includes up-to-date examples of post-9/11 issues such as military tribunals and electronic surveillance

• Focuses on how Congress handles conflict related to the important issue of War on Terror policymaking

• Explores whether Congress can serve as the voice of the American people in debating the balance between national security and civil liberties

SortTitle: congress and the war on terror: making policy for the long war
Keyword(s): Politics, Law, and Government
Author Info:
Darren A. Wheelerauthor

Darren A. Wheeler earned his PhD in political science from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, specializing in public law. He is currently associate professor of political science at Ball State University.

eISBN-13: 9781440857096
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Print ISBN-13: 9781440857089
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 232
Publication Date: 20180831