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Philosophical perspectives on the "War on Terrorism"

Author: Gail M Presbey
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007.
Series: Value inquiry book series., Philosophy of peace.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book responds to the Bush Administration position on the "war on terror." It examines preemption within the context of "just war"; justification for the United States-led invasion of Iraq, with some authors charging that its tactics serve to increase terror; global terrorism; and concepts such as reconciliation, Islamic identity, nationalism, and intervention.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Philosophical perspectives on the "War on Terrorism".
Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2007
(OCoLC)124070284
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail M Presbey
ISBN: 9781435614512 1435614518 9042021969 9789042021969 9042021977 9789042021976 9789401204354 9401204357
OCLC Number: 184906499
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 490 pages).
Contents: Foreword; Preface; Introduction; Part One: Terrorism Analyzed; Part Two: Democracy as a Remedy for Terrorism; Part Three: The United States' "War on Terrorism"; Part Four: Terrorism Case Studies; Part Five: The Ethics of War; About the Authors; Index.
Series Title: Value inquiry book series., Philosophy of peace.
Responsibility: edited by Gail M. Presbey.

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Responds to the Bush Administration position on the "war on terror". This book examines preemption within the context of "just war"; justification for the United States-led invasion of Iraq, with  Read more...

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"the collection has much to offer. In addition, Presbey's own contribution (one of the longer essays in the collection) provides a very useful overview--almost a timeline--of the policy decisions and Read more...

 
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