Book Discussion on The Terror Presidency

Mr. Goldsmith spoke about his book The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment in the Bush Administration. He was head of Justice… read more

Mr. Goldsmith spoke about his book The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment in the Bush Administration. He was head of Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, and was a key player in the debate over the Bush Administration’s counterterrorism policies, including the Terrorist Surveillance Program, its interrogation policies, its view toward the provisions of the Geneva Conventions, and its decision to use Guantanamo Bay as a detention facility. He resigned after nine months on the job. He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. close

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Book Discussion on The Terror Presidency

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