Confronting Terror: 9/11 and the Future of American National Security is a new collection published by Encounter Books to mark the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the United States. In it, former Bush administration officials and other experts provocatively confront questions about our future on the national-security front. Among them is John Yoo, former deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice and a law professor at the University of California, Berkeley, who serves as editor, with Dean Reuter, of the collection. Yoo talks to National Review Online’s Kathryn Jean Lopez about the anniversary, the record, the future, and more.
KATHRYN JEAN LOPEZ: To start with, do you see what’s happening in Libya and maybe Syria in any 9/11 continuum?
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