Preemption : a knife that cuts both ways / Alan M. Dershowitz.
By: Dershowitz, Alan M.Material type: BookSeries: Issues of our time. Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2006Edition: 1st ed.Description: xii, 348 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0393060128 (hardcover); 9780393060126 (hardcover).Subject(s): Violence -- Prevention | Preemptive attack (Military science) | Pre-emptionDDC classification: 363.32
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-332) and index.
A brief history of preemption, prevention, and prediction in the context of individual crime -- Preemptive military action : from surgical strike to all-out war -- Preemption and nonpreemption in the Arab-Israeli conflict : its relevance to U.S. policy -- Preventive measures against terrorism -- Bush Doctrine on preemption, the U.S. attack against Iraq -- Would preemptive action against the Iranian nuclear program be justified? -- Toward a jurisprudence of prevention and preemption.