Tag: Military Intervention

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    A Yale Law School professor considers what force should be used for in a just world and says intervening militarily to protect people being slaughtered by their own government is “an enormous break with America’s practice.” More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    “If Libya is not clearly distinguished by extraordinary violence, then the president’s claim that protecting civilians is the primary purpose of intervening in Libya is very weak indeed.” More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    Emory University philosophy professor Nicholas Fotion weighs the arguments for and against intervention in Libya. More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    No one should think that intervention in Libya will be easy or simple, writes religious studies professor Charles Mathewes. “Obama’s message to the nation was a reminder that he surely doesn’t.”
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    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    “We don’t have an obligation to be everywhere for the very simple reason that we don’t have the capacity to be everywhere,” says William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. More

    March 25, 2011 | Comments

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    The UN has demanded a cease-fire and authorized military action. What moral considerations underlie international interventon? More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether you act or whether you don’t act, the stakes are really quite high, and that’s what makes it so daunting from a moral perspective.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    Was it worth it? Was it just? Did the good exceed the harm? William Galston and Michael Cromartie discuss the costs and consequences of the Iraq war as the US ends its combat mssion. More

    September 3, 2010 | Comments

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    Managing editor and correspondent Kim Lawton highlights the findings about young evangelicals in the Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly/UN Foundation survey on religion and America's role in the world.

    October 24, 2008 | Comments

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    When is a preventive war, such as the invasion of Iraq, justified? Consciously or not, most of us probably weigh the morality of war using centuries-old “just war” theory. More

    March 24, 2006 | Comments

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