Balancing liberty with security
By Paul Reynolds
World affairs correspondent
But as governments react to the changing threats posed since the 2001 terror attacks on the US, what has been the impact on civil liberties in western societies?
Guantanamo Bay, military tribunals, renditions, water-boarding, warrantless surveillance - all these have been part of US policy since 9/11.
What can we do if the liberty/security problem is a zero-sum game? Which direction should we lean?