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First blow : America, terrorism, and moral tradition

First blow : America, terrorism, and moral tradition

Author: Mark Totten
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers historical examination of the use of preemptive and  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Totten, Mark, 1974-
First blow.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010004735
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Totten
OCLC Number: 1149020984
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: The turn toward prevention --
"Against our traditions"? --
Just war at home in America --
Early modern rivals --
Anticipation in a state of nature --
Evolution and eclipse --
Revision --
Behind Webster's rule --
Beyond Webster's rule.
Responsibility: Mark Totten.


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"Totten's book carefully examines the contours of thinking about preemption and prevention in international law, political philosophy, and just war tradition, driving toward adapting the existing Read more...

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