War by Other Means: An Insider's Account of the War on Terror

War by Other Means: An Insider's Account of the War on Terror

John Yoo


John Yoo, the foremost felony architect of the Bush administration’s reaction to Sep 11, can provide a desirable insider account of the conflict on Terror. whereas the US reeled from the cataclysmic occasions of September eleven, 2001, Yoo and a skeletal employees of the workplace of criminal guidance discovered themselves at the telephone with the White condominium. In a chain of memos, Yoo provided his felony reviews at the president’s authority to reply, and within the procedure had a virtually unequalled effect on America's struggle opposed to terrorism. His research resulted in the various Bush administration’s so much debatable regulations, together with detention at Guantanamo Bay, coercive interrogation, army trials for terrorists, preemptive assaults, and the nationwide protection Agency’s wiretapping application. In attention-grabbing aspect, Yoo takes us contained in the corridors of strength and examines particular situations, from John Walker Lindh and Jose Padilla to an American al-Qaeda chief assassinated by means of a CIA pilotless drone within the deserts of Yemen. In a midterm election yr, while the controversies over the president’s dealing with of the struggle on Terror are bound to salary extra forcefully than ever ahead of, John Yoo’s War via different Means is determined to turn into one of many fall’s such a lot said books.

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