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Dead or Alive: How do we deal with bin Laden if we catch him?

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On Monday, President Bush issued perhaps his sternest warning to Osama bin Laden yet:

"I want justice. And there's an old poster out West, that I recall, that said, "Wanted, Dead or Alive."

Stephen Bosworth, Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, says it is imperative that the United States follow its traditional system of law rather than engage in a mission to assassinate Osama bin Laden.

Guests:

Stephen Bosworth, Dean of Fletcher School of Diplomacy at Tufts University;

Anne-Marie Slaughter, Professor of International Law at Harvard Law School and President-elect of the American Society of International Law

This program aired on September 18, 2001. The audio for this program is not available.

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