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Recommended National Security Law Reading List

International & National Security Law Practice Group

November 25, 2013

 

Recommended National Security Law Reading ListInternational & National Security Law Practice Group

 

Recommended National Security Law Reading List


Fall 2013

 

Targeted Killings: Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World, Andrew Altman, Claire Finkelstein, and Jens David Ohlin, eds.

http://www.amazon.com/Targeted-Killings-Morality-Asymmetrical-World/dp/0199646481

 

In the Common Defense: National Security Law for Perilous Times, Judge Jamie Baker

http://www.amazon.com/dp/0521877636 

 

Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism, Stewart Baker

http://www.amazon.com/Skating-Stilts-Tomorrows-Institution-Publication/dp/0817911545

 

America the Vulnerable: Inside the New Threat Matrix of Digital Espionage, Crime, and Warfare, Joel Brenner

http://www.amazon.com/America-Vulnerable-Digital-Espionage-Warfare/dp/159420313X

 

500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars, Kurt Eichenwald

http://www.amazon.com/500-Days-Secrets-Lies-Terror/dp/1451669399

 

The Terror Presidency: Law and Judgment Inside the Bush Administration, Jack Goldsmith

http://www.amazon.com/The-Terror-Presidency-Judgment-Administration/dp/039333533X

 

Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency, Daniel Klaidman

http://www.amazon.com/Kill-Capture-Terror-Obama-Presidency/dp/0547547897

 

Code: and Other Laws of Cyberspace Version 2.0, Lawrence Lessig

http://www.amazon.com/Code-Other-Laws-Cyberspace-Version/dp/0465039146

 

The War on Terror and the Laws of War: A Military Perspective, Michael Lewis, Eric Jensen, Geoffrey Corn, and Victor Hansen

http://www.amazon.com/The-War-Terror-Laws-Perspective/dp/0195389212

 

Willful Blindness: A Memoir of the Jihad, Andrew McCarthy

http://www.amazon.com/Willful-Blindness-A-Memoir-Jihad/dp/B0096JF6FA

 

National Security Law, 2nd Edition, John Norton Moore and Robert F. Turner

http://www.amazon.com/National-Security-John-Norton-Moore/dp/1594600236

 

Terror in the Balance: Security, Liberty, and the Courts, Eric A. Posner and Adrian Vermeule

http://www.amazon.com/Terror-Balance-Security-Liberty-Courts/dp/019531025X

 

 

Preventing Surprise Attacks: Intelligence Reform in the wake of 9/11, Richard Posner

http://www.amazon.com/Preventing-Surprise-Attacks-Intelligence-Economics/dp/074254947X/ref=la_B000APOCZ4_1_17?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1375294725&sr=1-17

 

Uncertain Shield: The U.S. Intelligence System in Throes of Reform, Richard Posner

http://www.amazon.com/Uncertain-Shield-Intelligence-Politics-Economics/dp/074255127X/ref=sr_1_19?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1375294853&sr=1-19

 

In Search of Jefferson’s Moose: Notes on the State of Cyberspace (Law and Current Events Masters), David G. Post

http://www.amazon.com/In-Search-Jeffersons-Moose-Cyberspace/dp/0199858217

 

Confronting Terror -- 9/11 and the Future of American National Security, Dean Reuter and John Yoo, eds.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1594035628/ref=rdr_ext_tmb

 

Regulating Covert Action: Practices, Contexts and Policies of Covert Coercion Abroad in International and American Law, W. Michael Reisman and Judge James E. Baker

http://www.amazon.com/Regulating-Covert-Action-Practices-International/dp/0300050593

 

Cyber Warfare -- How Conflicts in Cyberspace Are Challenging America and Changing the World, Paul Rosenzweig

http://www.amazon.com/Cyber-Warfare-Conflicts-Cyberspace-Challenging/dp/031339895X

 

National Security Law in the News: A Guide for Journalists, Scholars, and Policymakers, Paul Rosenzweig, Timothy J McNulty, and Ellen Shearer, eds.

http://www.amazon.com/National-Security-Law-News-Policymakers/dp/1614387672

 

Nothing to Hide: The False Tradeoff between Privacy and Security, Daniel J. Solove

http://www.amazon.com/Nothing-Hide-Tradeoff-between-Security/dp/0300172311

 

The National Security Court System: A Natural Evolution of Justice in an Age of Terror, Glenn Sulmasy

http://www.amazon.com/The-National-Security-Court-System/dp/0195379810

 

Law and the Long War: The Future of Justice in the Age of Terror, Benjamin Wittes

http://www.amazon.com/Law-Long-War-Future-Justice/dp/0143115324

 

The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11, Lawrence Wright

http://www.amazon.com/The-Looming-Tower-Al-Qaeda-Road/dp/1400030846

 

War by Other Means: An Insider’s Account of the War on Terror, John Yoo

http://www.amazon.com/War-Other-Means-Insiders-Account/dp/0871139456

 

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