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THE KILLING OF AL-BAGHDADI. TRANSLATING FROM LIBERAL LEGALITY TO NECROPOLITICAL LAW

Jothie Rajah



On 27 October 2019, President Trump announced that US Special Forces had killed the leader of ISIS. What does this killing – an extraterritorial, extrajudicial assassination – mean for law? This lecture argues that events like this killing effect a translation of liberal legality into necropolitical law. IFK_Live (Zoom Lecture) of Jothie Rajah.