September 11, 2006 at 3:47pm
Legal Times Essays on Changing National Security Law:
Interesting stuff, available
Kmiec's piece on one hand fails to draw the line that the process for determining a combatants status needs to be justiciable (albeit initially before a military tribunal, even a drumhead courtmarshal); and on the other, fails to highlight the blurring we now face between war and politics, and politics and law.
I believe that all human society is in the crux of a great test, between the forces of sophisticated understanding and the power of simple belief. I do not forsee both surviving the next two centuries, and I don't pretend to guess which will or which should be triumphant... if either.