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Week 09 Assignment Packet Complete the Week 09 assignment packet according to the directions listed in I-Learn. Record your answers directly below each question. When you have finished your packet, save it and upload it to the W09 Worksheet: Presidents page on I-Learn. Part 1: Rhetoric of the Imperial Presidency 1. What did each of the terms mean for those in the Bush Administration? -Enhanced Interrogation Techniques: the government systematic torture of those they detain by the CIA and DIA. These torture tactics are very unconventional and quite scary. -Unlawful Combatant or Non-Enemy Combatant: Unlawful are people that are not entitled to combatant immunity. These people participate in acts against the US and those that the US partners with. This is a violation of the laws and customs of war during armed conflicts. Non enemy combatants -Extraordinary Rendition: the government sponsored abduction from a person to one country to another. It has also been called torture by proxy. -Axis of Evil: first used by Pres. Bush during his state of the union address. He used it to describe foreign governments that sponsored terrorism and looked and wanted weapons of mass destruction. -War on Terror: international military campaign started by the US and their allies that started after9/11.-Mobile Weapons Laboratory: Creators of the weapons and their laboratory and other processing equipment that can be moved to other locations by train or vehicle 2. What was the political purpose for each of the terms? Each of the terms political purposes were to cause fear and sense of urgency in the American People and in other countries. These terms that were used are more radical and by using the type of rhetoric that he did it allowed President Bush to have more power, through congress because of the fear of the people.

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