Tag: Just War

  • “Just wars require right authorities. President Obama is the right authority. One can only hope he and his administration continue to reflect on whether on not this war is just.” More

    June 24, 2010 | Comments (1)

  • Ethicists and religious leaders are only just beginning to think about the moral questions and ethical consequences of unmanned weapons systems. More

    May 14, 2010 | Comments (9)

  • Watch a panel of reporters discuss the most significant religion and ethics news of 2009. More

    December 23, 2009 | Comments (4)

  • According to John Carlson in an extended conversation with Kim Lawton, “If you’re going to use force, there are ethical implications to the so-called ‘pottery barn’ principle – You can’t just walk away from a mess that one creates.” More

    December 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

  • In Afghanistan, observes Georgetown University professor John Langan, “we are forced to fight in cautious and disagreeable ways” and “we never get very far from the possibility of tragedy.” More

    November 23, 2009 | Comments (1)

  • Michael Walzer, an authority on just and unjust wars, says that in Afghanistan "Obama has inherited a frightening situation which he may or may not be able to turn around."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments (6)

  • As Congress and the Administration begin an all-out debate on whether and when to bring U.S. troops home from Iraq, we want to discuss here what America's moral obligations are now to the Iraqi people. What does America owe Iraq?

    September 7, 2007 | 0 Comments

  • Watch our conversation about the moral considerations of withdrawing from Iraq with William Galston, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, Prof. Nancy Sherman of Georgetown University, and Richard Land, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. More

    March 23, 2007 | 0 Comments

  • Read commentary from history and religious studies professor Jonathan Brockopp and international relations professor Andrew Bacevich on whether the Iraq war should be considered just. More

    March 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

  • Read more of Kim Lawton’s interview about Iraq and just war with Brian Stiltner, associate professor of religious studies at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut. More

    March 24, 2006 | 0 Comments

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