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Targeted killings : law and morality in an asymmetrical world

Author: Claire Oakes Finkelstein; Jens David Ohlin; Andrew Altman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The controversy surrounding targeted killings represents a crisis of conscience for policymakers, lawyers and philosophers grappling with the moral and legal limits of the war on terror. The book  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Oakes Finkelstein; Jens David Ohlin; Andrew Altman
ISBN: 9780199646487 0199646481 9780199646470 0199646473
OCLC Number: 757147167
Description: xx, 496 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Andrew Altman --
I. The changing face of war : targeting non-combatants --
Rebutting the civilian presumption : playing whack-a-mole without a mallet? / Mark "Max" Maxwell --
Targeting co-belligerents / Jens David Ohlin --
Can just war theory justify targeted killing? : three possible models / Daniel Statman --
Justifying targeted killing with a neutral principle? / Jeremy Waldron --
II. Normative foundations : law enforcement or war? --
Targeted killing : murder, combat or law enforcement? / Jeff McMahan --
Targeted killing as preemptive action / Claire Finkelstein --
The privilege of belligerency and formal declarations of war / Richard V. Meyer --
III. Targeted killing and self-defense --
Going medieval : targeted killing, self-defense and the jus ad bellum regime / Craig Martin --
Imminence in justified targeted killings / Russell Christopher --
Defending defensive targeted killings / Phillip Montague --
IV. Exercising judgment in targeted killing decisions --
The importance of criteria-based reasoning in targeted killing decisions / Amos N. Guiora --
Are targeted killings unlawful? : a case study in empirical claims without empirical evidence / Gregory S. McNeal --
Operation Neptune Spear : was killing Bin Laden a legitimate military objective? / Kevin H. Govern --
Efficiency in bello and ad bellum : making use of the force too easy? / Kenneth Anderson --
V. Utilitarian trade-offs and deontological constraints --
Targeted killing in war and peace : a philosophical analysis / Fernando R. Tesón --
Targeted killings and the morality of hard choices / Michael S. Moore --
Targeted killing and the strategic use of self-defense / Leo Katz.
Responsibility: edited by Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, Andrew Altman.
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... a constructive work with a wide purview onto one of the most pressing and difficult policy questions of our time. Steven J. Barela, Journal of International Criminal Justice ...Targeted Killings: Read more...

 
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