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Copyright © 2011 the brookings institution 1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without permission in writing from the Brookings Institution Press. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication data Wittes, Benjamin. Detention and denial : the case for candor after Guantanamo / Benjamin Wittes.    p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Summary: “Discusses the legal, political, and moral ramifications of the current U.S. approach to handling detention of terrorist suspects and reviews in particular the historical and current uses of preventive detention under American law in arguing for a formal, statutory system of rules to govern detention in the context of counterterrorism operations”—Provided by publisher. ISBN 978-0-8157-0491-1 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1. Terrorism—Prevention—Law and legislation—United States. 2. Detention of persons—United States. I. Title. KF9430.W578 2010 343.73'01541—dc22 2010039948 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Printed on acid-free paper Typeset in Sabon Composition by Cynthia Stock Silver Spring, Maryland Printed by R. R. Donnelley Harrisonburg, Virginia 00-0491-1 fm.indd 4 10/14/10 6:10 PM ...


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