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War on Terrorism

War on Terrorism

by Karen Balkin


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ISBN-13: 9780737723373
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/04/2004
Series: Opposing Viewpoints Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

Table of Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?7
Chapter 1Is the War on Terrorism Justified?
Chapter Preface14
1End States Who Sponsor Terrorism16
2War Exacerbates Terrorism24
3The War on Terrorism Is Really a Struggle for Oil28
4The War on Terrorism Is Not a Struggle for Oil33
5The War on Terrorism Is Being Fought to Expand U.S. World Dominance37
6The War on Terrorism Is Being Fought to Foster Democracy Worldwide42
7The War in Iraq Was Justified50
8The War in Iraq Was Not Justified56
Periodical Bibliography64
Chapter 2Is the Domestic War on Terrorism a Threat to Civil Liberties?
Chapter Preface66
1The USA PATRIOT Act Threatens Civil Liberties67
2The USA PATRIOT Act Does Not Threaten Civil Liberties75
3Racial Profiling Is a Threat to Civil Liberties80
4Racial Profiling Is Not a Threat to Civil Liberties84
5Detaining Immigrants to Prevent Future Terrorist Attacks Violates Their Civil Liberties88
6Detaining Immigrants to Prevent Future Terrorist Attacks Does Not Violate Their Civil Liberties97
Periodical Bibliography102
Chapter 3Will the Domestic Antiterrorism Measures Make Americans Safer?
Chapter Preface105
1The Department of Homeland Security Will Make Americans Safer107
2The Department of Homeland Security Will Not Make Americans Safer114
3Restricting Immigration Will Make Americans Safer120
4Restricting Immigration Will Not Make Americans Safer127
5Arming Airline Pilots Will Protect U.S. Travelers131
6Arming Airline Pilots Will Not Protect U.S. Travelers135
7Using Face Recognition Technology Will Make Americans Safer139
8Using Face Recognition Technology Will Not Make Americans Safer149
Periodical Bibliography159
Chapter 4How Is the U.S. War on Terrorism Affecting the World?
Chapter Preface162
1The U.S. War on Terrorism Has Caused a Decrease in Worldwide Terrorism164
2The U.S. War on Terrorism Has Caused an Increase in Worldwide Terrorism168
3The U.S. War on Terrorism Undermines the Israeli War on Terrorism172
4The U.S. War on Terrorism Supports the Israeli War on Terrorism176
5The U.S. War on Terrorism Has Made the United Nations Irrelevant179
6The U.S. War on Terrorism Has Not Diminished the Relevance of the United Nations183
Periodical Bibliography190
For Further Discussion191
Organizations to Contact194
Bibliography of Books200

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