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The powers of war and peace

the constitution and foreign affairs after 9/11

by John Yoo

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • War and emergency powers -- United States.,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Law and legislation

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-355) and index.

      StatementJohn Yoo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF5060 .Y66 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 366 p. ;
      Number of Pages366
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3393762M
      ISBN 100226960315
      LC Control Number2005004222


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