Law and Justice
Since 9/11, many have asked questions about the conflict between civil rights and counter-terrorism actions. Whether it's the government's detention policy (Guantánamo Bay), targeted killings (sometimes of American citizens) using unmanned drones, or domestic surveillance, Brookings experts are taking a hard look at the issues.
REUTERS/Eliana Aponte - A Colombian Indian boy Nukak Maku displaced by violence looks out of his tent near San Jose del Guaviare of Guaviare province, 300km (186 miles) southeast of Bogota on May 12, 2005.
Building Peace in the Midst of Violence: Improving Security and Finding Durable Solutions to Displacement in Colombia
September 16, 2014, Maria Derks-Normandin
Half a century of violence in Colombia has left hundreds of thousands of people dead and millions displaced. Maria Derks-Normandin explains that despite impressive efforts on peace, security and a support framework for internally displaced persons, implementation of durable solutions to displacement has fallen short in Colombia.
Law and Justice
September 5, 2014, Todd Wassel
September 5, 2014, James Shilue and Patricia Fagen
Book Chapter | Ohio University Press
July 10, 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
June 11, 2014
June 6, 2014, Fred Dews
Paper | Social Science Research Council
June 2014, Vanda Felbab-Brown
June 4, 2014, Fred Dews
June 4, 2014, Benjamin Wittes and Wells C. Bennett
May 22, 2014, Fred Dews
May 22, 2014
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In the latest Brookings Essay, Stuart Taylor, Jr. collects the divergent views of four prominent experts to help frame the debate over the future of the NSA in the post-Snowden era.
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