Is a U.S.-China partnership possible? Are the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan making U.S. enemies weaker? Do drone strikes comply with international law? This updated second edition of Issues for Debate in American Foreign Policy takes up these and other compelling questions. Sixteen chapters explore who the key players are, what's at stake, and explain why recognizing past and current developments is so crucial to the future. Drawn from the award-winning CQ Researcher, selections skilfully cover the range of fact, analysis, and opinion surrounding an issue.
Chapter 6: Prosecuting Terrorists
He has been described as Osama bin Laden's chief executive officer, the man who conceived the plan to crash hijacked airliners into buildings symbolic of America's political, military and financial power.
Some 18 months after the 9/11 attacks, Pakistani intelligence agents, working with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, captured Kuwait-born Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at an al Qaeda safe house in Rawalpindi. Rousted out of ...