By Peter Lance
1000 Years for Revenge is a groundbreaking investigative paintings that uncovers startling proof of ways the FBI neglected dozens of possibilities to prevent the assaults of September eleven, courting again to 1989. Award-winning journalist Peter Lance explains how an elusive al Qaeda mastermind defeated the whole American safety method in what the writer calls "the maximum failure of intelligence because the Trojan Horse." Threading the tales of FBI agent Nancy Floyd, FDNY fireplace marshal Ronnie Bucca, and bomb-maker Ramzi Yousef, Lance uncovers the years of behind-the-scenes intrigue that placed those 3 strangers on a collision path. An remarkable paintings of investigative reporting and masterful storytelling, 1000 Years for Revenge will switch eternally the best way we glance on the FBI and the warfare on terror within the twenty-first century.
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Accordingly, apart from occasional references, a number of important rights are left aside, notably the right to life and the right to be free from torture and inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. Several arguments can be given to justify the exclusion of precisely these two rights, but the main reason is the lack of sufficient material to permit a fruitful comparative analysis. 49 Similarly, the right to life in Article 2 of the Convention—which is primarily enforced through the concept of positive obligations—finds no clear counterpart in the Bill of Rights.
One the one hand, the state may not under-react in failing to employ meaningful counter-terrorist strategies; on the other hand, the state may not over-react in violating the rights of individuals affected by those same strategies. Although these two obligations are like two sides of the same coin,21 it will be unavoidable that conflicts between them arise: both obligations serve the protection of human rights, but they each point in a different direction. At the heart of the former lies a general interest in security, whereas the central value underlying the latter is a general interest in liberty.
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