The Terror Authorization: The History and Politics of the 2001 AUMF

  • Shoon Murray

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Introduction

Three days after September 11, 2001, Congress passed an unprecedented authorization of the use of military force (AUMF 2001) that remains in force today. As the theatre of operation against terrorism changes, the applicability and legality of the AUMF 2001 is under increasing scrutiny - giving way to academic discussion over its current status.

Keywords

AUMF drones lethal targeting terrorism war authority NSA surveillance Guantanamo indefinite detention al Qaeda war powers resolution conflict politics theatre

Authors and affiliations

  • Shoon Murray
    • 1
  1. 1.American UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137392770
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Political Science Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48550-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39277-0
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