Battling Terrorism under the Law of War
Wallace, David A., Military Review
THE WAR ON TERRORISM began with the atrocities of 11 September 2001. Approximately 3,000 Americans, as well as citizens of other countries, tragically died that day at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center, and in a field in Pennsylvania. The world now knows that the perpetrator ofthat attack was Al-Qaeda, an insidious ideologically and religiously motivated network of Islamic terrorists intent on destroying our Nation and our way of life. Despite our Herculean global effort over the last six years to detect, disrupt, degrade, and destroy this decentralized network of non-state, multinational terrorists, there is no end in sight to the fight against it. Even if the war in Iraq were to end …
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Publication information: Article title: Battling Terrorism under the Law of War. Contributors: Wallace, David A. - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 87. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2007. Page number: 101+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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