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The choice of war : the Iraq War and the just war tradition

Author: Albert Loren Weeks
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Security International, ©2010.
Series: Ethics of American foreign policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A longtime scholar of the Cold War deftly weaves together the tradition of "just war" and an examination of current events to show how the time-honored concepts of jus ad bellum (justice of war) and  Read more...

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Named Person: George W Bush; George W Bush
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Loren Weeks
ISBN: 9780275991111 0275991113 9780313081842 0313081840
OCLC Number: 166388185
Description: ix, 200 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Jus ad bellum and jus in bello --
The human habit of war --
Judaeo-Christian to modern views of war --
pt. 2. Jus ad bellum and the Iraq War --
"Just cause" and the Iraq War --Legitimate authority and the Iraq War --
Feasibility criteriion and the Iraq War --
pt. 3. Jus in bello and the Iraq War --
Fatal mistakes made in the Iraq War --
Are the laws of war observed? --
Some conclusions.
Series Title: Ethics of American foreign policy.
Responsibility: Albert L. Weeks.

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