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Detained : Islamic Fundamentalist Extremism and the War on Terror in Canada / Daniel Livermore.


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1 online resource (359 p.)


"In Detained Daniel Livermore analyzes the emergence of Islamic fundamentalist extremism and its Canadian implications, including the erroneous investigations that targeted Canadians and led to their detentions in Syria, Egypt, Pakistan, Libya, Tunisia, and Sudan. Scrutinizing the most prominent cases, he details the role of Canadian agencies in the imprisonments and relates how subsequent court cases brought the situations to light, resulting in settlements and apologies to Ahmad Abou-El-Maati, Abdullah Almalki, and Maher Arar, among others. Drawing on his experience in Canada's foreign ministry, Livermore explains how an essentially misguided War on Terror emerged and how Canadian-American cooperation went wrong. A gripping blend of memoir and meticulous research, Detained urges a more mature and rational discussion of security and intelligence issues in Canada and greater understanding of the failures of security cooperation in the decade after 9/11." -- Provided by publisher


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Part One. -- 1. Into the World of Open Conflict. -- 2. Into the 1990s. -- 3. Ressam and the Eve of 9/11. -- 4. The War on Terror Begins. -- 5. Afghanistan, "Black Sites," and the Abyss of Guantanamo Bay. -- 6. Rendition, Extraordinary Rendition, and Security Certificates. Part Two. -- 7. Ahmad Abou-Elmaati. -- 8. Abdullah Almalki. -- 9 Maher Arar. -- 10. Abdullah Khadr. -- 11. Abousfian Abdelrazik. -- Conclusion The Heritage of the War on Terror.


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