Anja Niedringhaus/AP Photo

From the beginning, the carnage of the war on terror has proceeded lawfully. (Anja Niedringhaus/AP Photo)

Lawful Carnage

Scholar Samuel Moyn and journalist Spencer Ackerman consider the inherent contradictions of the endless war on terrorism.


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