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Morality and contemporary warfare

Author: James Turner Johnson
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2001.
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In this study, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today's armed conflicts. He argues that moral debates about nuclear war and annihilation fail to address the problems of using of military force.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Turner Johnson
ISBN: 0300091044 9780300091045
OCLC Number: 48236705
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Politics, power, and the international order --
Conditions for just resort to armed force : just cause, competent authority, and right intention in historical and contemporary context --
The question of intervention --
War against noncombatants --
Conflicts inflamed by cultural difference --
War crimes and reconciliation after conflict --
Conclusion :reshaping and affirming a consensus on the purposes and limits of war.
Responsibility: James Turner Johnson.

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In this study, James Turner Johnson refocuses the moral analysis of war on the real problems of today's armed conflicts. He argues that moral debates about nuclear war and annihilation fail to address the problems of using of military force.

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