Historical background of PATRIOT Act and the NSC-68
For many years prior to the World Trade Center attacks, Brian Michael and Paul Bremer played an extraordinary role related to aviation security. Since that incidence, Bremer and Jenkins have been in the forefront in developing the program, PATRIOT Act, which reduced the threat of the security in America (Finley 4).
On the other hand, the Soviet military threat to the America after the World War II was well-known to be hyped for political and financial gains. The propaganda on the Cold War was effective in developing government policy (NSC-68) in order to have an effective framing of all the national conversation on threats and media control (Newman 219).
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For instance, there are many cases that the PATRIOT Act has been applied to investigate suspect from non-terrorist crimes involving non-USA citizens (Platt, Tony & Cecilia 5). Through PATRIOT Act, the justice department is receiving top secrets from Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) Court to have powers in investigating Americans where criminal courts can not grant warrants.
Nature of Cold War in 1950’s
Cold War was marked by development of the atomic bombs by different nations to emerge victorious over the other nations. Most of the developed nations had developed their economy as well as their economy by 19 century.
There was increased the level of technology that lead to emerge of the Atomic Bomb in the United States. Not only the Americans were carrying out the act, but there were many programs from other nations as well. American program had a plan to develop new technology before other nations realized their strengths in order to use it to overpower their enemies in the World War II. Then President Roosevelt and President Truman were both committed to stop the war in both Europe and Asia by ensuring that there were few American casualties as possible. They both were trying to substitute the available technology for manpower wherever they got a chance. To achieve this mission, they had to invest in the war on innovations over aerial …show more content…
The first bomb was tested in 1945 in Mexico, and it was planned to be used against the Japanese. In the same year, Americans planned for invasion in the Japanese mainland. The first invasion was carried out on the 6th August, 1945 followed by the second invasion on the 9th August in the same year. The war ended as planned after the Japanese surrendered after few days.
Similarities of the two documents
In both documents, the different parts of the laws prevent future acts of terrorist violence against the terrorist. For instance, the law makes it easier for the different law enforcement agencies by the government to provide relevant information and the federal agencies with distinguished missions to share information on people immigrating in the United States (Podgor 60).
Differences between the two documents
The USA PATRIOT Act provides power to the different government agencies in America on investigating over terrorism crimes. A good example is the delayed notification search warrants, crime-fighting tactics held by courts across the nations for many years in an organized crime that are a long-existing, child pornography and drug issues (Newman