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A User's Guide to the USA PATRIOT Act and Beyond examines the controversial USA PATRIOT Act, passed by Congress six weeks after the horrific events of September 11, 2001. The book summarizes other programs put into operation to severely curtail the civil liberties of Americans, including a second, more intrusive PATRIOT Act, and other proposed programs and laws that attack privacy, probably cause, due process, and free speech.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Robert P. Abele
Publisher: University Press of America
Release: 2005
File: 122 Pages
ISBN-13: 0761830588

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The horrendous events of September 11, 2001, heightened awareness of terrorism unlike all but a handful of major catastrophes in American history. Like the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and President Kennedy’s assassination on November 22, 1963, 9/11 is a date forever enshrined in our national memory. But 9/11 once again raised the question: What should government do to eliminate or reduce the likelihood of a future attack? How should national leadership balance its responsibility to protect the civil liberties of U.S. citizens with its sworn duty to protect their lives? In The Safety of the Kingdom, J. Michael Martinez takes up the question of how the United States government has responded to terrorist attacks and, in the absence of an attack, the fear of foreign and subversive elements that may harm the nation. In some cases, the government “overreaction” led to a series of abuses that amplified the severity of the original threat. Rather than selecting every instance of government reaction to threats, Martinez examines representative cases, from the alien and sedition acts in the eighteenth century to the post-9/11 “war on terror.” Edward Snowden’s disclosure of classified information related to the NSA’s surveillance program brought to the fore an important debate about government scrutiny of its citizens. As J. Michael Martinez makes clear in this book, it is a debate that has been ongoing for centuries. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in history--books about World War II, the Third Reich, Hitler and his henchmen, the JFK assassination, conspiracies, the American Civil War, the American Revolution, gladiators, Vikings, ancient Rome, medieval times, the old West, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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Genre: History
Author: J. Michael Martinez
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2015-08-25
File: 300 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781631440335

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With over 750 entries, the Encyclopedia of United States National Security is the first single, concise reference source to provide accurate and informative answers to the many challenging questions of how, why, when, and where national security has evolved. In addition to presenting historical facts and analyses, this two-volume encyclopedia is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to some of the more complicated and abstract questions concerning world politics and national security. A thoroughly interdisciplinary work, this encyclopedia views national security from historical, economic, political, and technological perspectives.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Richard J. Samuels
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Release: 2005-12-21
File: 1008 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781452265353

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This encyclopedia spans the relationships among business, ethics and society, with an emphasis on business ethics and the role of business in society.

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Genre: Business ethics
Author: Robert W. Kolb
Publisher:
Release: 2008
File: 2437 Pages
ISBN-13: IND:30000123232534

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Genre: Electronic government information
Author: United States
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: 300 Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105050458996

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Every 3d issue is a quarterly cumulation.

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Genre: Books
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2006
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015066121404

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Genre: Law
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2006
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105064104479

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Unique behind-the-scenes account of the Camp David peace talks.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Terrence E. Paupp
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
Release: 2007
File: 424 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015066838866

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Genre: Law reviews
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Publisher:
Release: 2005
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015062103232

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Genre: Law
Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2007
File: Pages
ISBN-13: STANFORD:36105064155547

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