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12 In the post-9/11 security context, the United States is the actor most competent to discharge security functions. Security is conditioned on the knowledge and ideas that a subject or actor draws upon to form ideas of what constitutes security. Knowledge is the basis for prescription. Perceptions and prescriptions of security will therefore vary according to the worldview of a subject. S. ASA, then the United States assumes a “natural” position at the apex of power in the states system, because an ASA template articulates and presupposes knowledge of security “upon which it is to intervene and/or which it is calculated to bring into being.

S. S. managed and organized. S. conception of global security do not, despite claims to the contrary, contain universal truthvalue. “Symbolic forms or categories are neither a passive framework of innate a prioris as Kant assumed, nor are they acquired by simple repetition as Hume . . -managed international system of states are permitted and encouraged to join the United States in its crusade, in planning what international society will look like. S. President George W. Bush, “Every nation has a stake in this cause,” and even though “at some point, [the United States] may be the only [state] left[, that is] okay .

FATF’s recommendations are acknowledged as the international standards in both these areas and serve as the basis of regular evaluations of its members’ financial sectors as well as evaluations by the IMF and World Bank. S. security policy after 9/11. “In 2002, the FATF adopted eight (later nine) special recommendations on terrorist financing. ”60 In addition, the UN’s Outcome Document issued “a clear and unqualified condemnation of terrorism ‘in all its forms and manifestations, committed by whomever, wherever, and for whatever purposes,’ .

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