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Kafka comes to America fighting for justice in the war on terror by Steven T. Wax

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Published by Other press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Detention of persons -- United States,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001- -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Civil rights -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Due process of law -- United States,
  • Terrorists -- Legal status, laws, etc., -- United States,
  • Prisoners of war -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index..

StatementSteven T. Wax.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF9625 .W39 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16435407M
ISBN 109781590512951
LC Control Number2007045437

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