The War on Terror by Paul Ruschmann


The War on Terror by Paul Ruschmann

The war on terror has been in effect since 2002, when United States troops first invaded Afghanistan. War efforts have expanded from military action to legislation such as the PATRIOT Act and domestic applications such as the federal wiretapping program. Supporters of these efforts claim that the United States must prepare for a new type of war in which the enemy attacks without warning and without regard for traditional rules of engagement. Critics contend that American foreign policy is actually harming, not helping, the United States, and that domestic programs threaten Americans' civil liberties. The War on Terror, Second Edition examines these issues in more depth with updated statistics, new legal opinions, and information about current legislation.


A little over a hundred pages of material in each offers the perfect platform to fuel a classroom debate. All are highly recommended picks, offering lasting library lending value.

About the Author

Author Paul Ruschmann, J.D., is a legal analyst and writer based in Canton, Michigan. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his law degree from the University of Michigan. A member of the State Bar of Michigan, he specializes in legislation, public safety, traffic and transportation, and trade regulation. He is also the author of several other titles in the Point/Counterpoint series, including Legalizing Marijuana, The War on Terror, Media Bias, Tort Reform, and Miranda Rights.

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152 pages


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Publication date

15th December 2008



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