Politics and Prose presents "Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State"

Karen Greenberg - Rogue Justice: The Making of the Security State

Politics and Prose

Thursday, June 2, 2016, 7pm

5015 Connecticut Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20008

Since 9/11 and the War on Terror, national security has often been framed as a choice between protection and freedom. But are the two necessarily in conflict? Starting with the Patriot Act and other Bush administration policies and looking at the NSA collection of data on private citizens, the long-term detentions at Guantánamo, and the increase of surveillance and targeted killings under Obama, Greenberg, the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, author of The Least Worst Place: Guantánamo's First 100 Days and co-editor of The Torture Papers, gives a detailed assessment of the country’s deeply compromised justice system

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