Accountability for killing : moral responsibility for collateral damage in America's post-9/11 wars (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Accountability for killing : moral responsibility for collateral damage in America's post-9/11 wars

Author: Neta Crawford
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May 2009, American B-1B bombers dropped 2000-pound and 500-pound bombs in the village of Garani, Afghanistan following a Taliban attack. The dead included anywhere from 25 to over 100 civilians. The US military went into damage control mode, making numerous apologies to the Afghan government and the townspeople. Afterward, the military announced that it would modify its aerial support tactics. This episode was  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Crawford, Neta.
Accountability for killing.
2014
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neta Crawford
ISBN: 9780199369942 0199369941
OCLC Number: 940606546
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Contents: Acknowledgements ; Introduction ; 1. Grammar and Vocubulary ; 2. How They Die ; 3. Norms in Tension ; 4. When Soldiers Snap ; 5. Command Responsibility ; 6. Organizational Responsibility ; 7. Political Responsibility ; 8. Public Responsibility ; 9. Conclusion
Responsibility: Neta Crawford.
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A sophisticated and intellectually powerful analysis of culpability and moral responsibility in war, This book focuses on the causes of many episodes of foreseeable collateral damage. Trenchant,  Read more...

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Focusing on the issue of foreseeable systemic collateral damage that most Just War theorists neglect, Crawford combines organization theory and moral theory to develop a perceptive and promising Read more...

 
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