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Michael Walzer on Just War Theory

No government will send young men into battle to kill and be killed without offering some justification for what they are doing, Walzer says.

Noam Chomsky: The Limitations and Problems with "Just War" Theory

Noam Chomsky examines the limitations and problems of "Just War" theory in a talk given to students at the United States West Point Military Academy in West ...

Just War - feat Gruff Rhys

Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse present Dark Night of the Soul. http://www.dnots.com конфликт (conflict) by Garry Bardin, 1983. Soviet anti-war film. http://en...

"It's Just War" - Should Christians Fight? Debate

On March 28, 2014, Anchor-Cross Publishing and Followers of the Way sponsored a debate on the subject of just war. We sought to bring leading thinkers togeth...

Just War - Short Film

Just War (2009) - A short film by Paul Zanna. This is my FIRST short film which was made for Tropfest 2009. Software used - After Effects, Syntheyes, Sony Ve...

The Just War Theory

Aquinas' premesis' for the just war theory. Also a brief introduction (/explanation) of pacifism. This is intended for GCSE students - it's not detailed enou...

THE RULES OF THE GAME: Just War Doctrine

Thou Shalt Not Kill—perhaps the most famous moral commandment in the western world. And yet Judeo-Christian religious leaders have also created a doctrine th...

Obama on Just War doctrine and emergence of unconventional warfare

Extracts from Obama's Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech. Edited from full video, available at: http://www.nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/?id=1221.

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Just War Theory

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The Guardian

The Guardian
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:07:30 -0700

If we can have just war, why not just terrorism? It is nonsense to think that being a state grants some sort of blanket immunity from the charge of terrorism – and certainly not from the moral opprobrium we attach to that term. We talk of asymmetric ...
The Daily Star
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0700

In the same vein, the Christian “just war” theory was developed by Saint Augustine (350-430 CE). He asserted that inaction in the face of a grave wrong that could only be stopped by violence would be a sin. Ironically, Islamic jihadist groups like al ...
Jackson Sun
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:11:15 -0700

In this context, we seldom any longer hear of a “just war,” a term coined by Augustine of Hippo. For the first 200 years of the church's life, members were forbidden to participate in the military. Eventually, it became permissible to serve in the ...

Jewish Chronicle

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:57:15 -0700

... when it comes to the illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank and the general bellicosity of Benjamin Netanyahu's regime. But he hasn't protested the current Israeli incursion into Gaza. “It is a just war,” he told me, “carried out with a great ...
Sacramento Bee
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:01:21 -0700

For many Americans, World War II was a crusade for democracy and freedom as well as a fight against injustice. But the war also highlighted the harsh realities of racial prejudice and stereotypes both at home and abroad. An examination of this can be ...
Calgary Herald
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Pursue peace before waging war. Israel expanding Jewish settlements in the occupied lands, and insisting on surrounding any Palestinian state with Israeli military garrisons to ensure security, is not the way to pursue peace. Preserve the environment ...


Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:49:56 -0700

Is Netanyahu's war on Hamas in Gaza a just war? A just war must have a just end, and the just end must be sufficiently good to more than compensate for all injustices caused by the war. The just end must not be reachable by peaceful means, and attempts ...

The Guardian (Australia)

The National
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 06:12:32 -0700

Theories of “just war” have a long tradition, grounded in the West on the formulations of Augustine and Aquinas, and in Islam on the example set by the Prophet Mohammed as a military leader and many times in the Quran, such as in Surah 2, Verse 190: ...

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