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By Marvin L. Astrada (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0230106382

ISBN-13: 9780230106383

ISBN-10: 1349286192

ISBN-13: 9781349286195

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S. aggression and encroachment. Under the banner of universal values, states become firmly emplaced within stratified, layered rungs of priority, or necessity, as apperceived by the United States. S. S. war on terror are implicitly as well as explicitly premised on notions of the “just” that conform to a definition of justice as an axiomatic thing in itself. According to Lyotard, “The distribution of all that circulates in a given society is just if it conforms to something 28 O American Power after 9/11 defined .

S. S. S. managed and organized. S. conception of global security do not, despite claims to the contrary, contain universal truthvalue. “Symbolic forms or categories are neither a passive framework of innate a prioris as Kant assumed, nor are they acquired by simple repetition as Hume . . -managed international system of states are permitted and encouraged to join the United States in its crusade, in planning what international society will look like. S. President George W. Bush, “Every nation has a stake in this cause,” and even though “at some point, [the United States] may be the only [state] left[, that is] okay .

25 Absolutist Security: Characteristics and Dynamics O 29 The legitimacy and mechanics of “regime change” defines the modus operandi of the post-9/11 global security policy, which is under an ASA unilateral, militaristic, legal, and preemptive in character. The United States unilaterally marshals material and intangible resources for the defense of “universal” global values and interests. S. homeland. Various policies have been put into effect on the international level (2001–2008) to make this a reality—policies that arrogate the power to inform if not define all states’ security interests to the United States: • The United States has used the Financial Action Task Force (hereinafter FATF) to promote international standards and is helping develop FATFstyle regional bodies to support implementation of these standards, including most recently the Middle East/North Africa Financial Action Task Force and the Eurasian Group to Combat Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.

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