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 26, 2013, Benjamin Wittes
May 22, 2013, Robert M. Chesney and Benjamin Wittes
May 17, 2013, John Villasenor
Testimony | United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
May 25, 2011, Kevin Casas-Zamora
Testimony | House Committee on Foreign Affairs
July 22, 2009, Suzanne Maloney
Testimony | House Committee on the Judiciary
July 17, 2008, Benjamin Wittes
Testimony | Senate Committee on the Judiciary
June 4, 2008, Benjamin Wittes
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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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