On September 11, 2001, while the four terrorist attacks were still taking place, US Vice-President Dick Cheney is reported to have authorised the 'taking out' of any further hijacked aircraft. Had that order been acted upon, passengers travelling in those planes would have almost certainly been killed.
|Title of host publication||Shooting to Kill|
|Subtitle of host publication||Socio-Legal Perspectives on the Use of Lethal Force|
|Editors||Simon Bronitt, Miriam Gani, Saskia Hufnagel|
|Place of Publication||United States|
|Number of pages||28|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Kleinig, J., & Kasachkoff, T. (2012). Civil Emergencies and the Claims of Innocence. In S. Bronitt, M. Gani, & S. Hufnagel (Eds.), Shooting to Kill: Socio-Legal Perspectives on the Use of Lethal Force (1 ed., pp. 19-46). Hart Publishing.