Tag: military

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    “We don’t treat soldiers that are atheists as atheists. We treat them as soldiers,” says Colonel Stephen Sicinski, base commander at Fort Bragg. More

    April 20, 2012 | Comments

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    “By nursing our admiration for our military’s virtues, President Obama suggests, we can transform our beleaguered democracy into a more cohesive and mission-focused political community.” More

    January 25, 2012 | Comments

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    “The people who are paying the costs, military families, veterans, civilians in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan—those people deserve to have their story told,” says Professor Catherine Lutz of Brown University. More

    September 9, 2011 | Comments

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    In a new book called “The Violence of Peace: America’s Wars in the Age of Obama,” Yale Law School professor Stephen Carter ponders the vocabulary of just and unjust war and the significance of using the American military for humanitarian interventions. More

    April 15, 2011 | Comments

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    The challenge in Libya, according to director of policy studies David Cortright, is to “use just means in achieving the declared just ends.” More

    March 23, 2011 | Comments

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    Along with a responsibility to protect, international military forces intervening in Libya also have a responsibility to respect. More

    March 21, 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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    “Does the public really understand in a deep way what the moral burdens of war are? I don’t think so,” says philosopher, ethicist, and psychoanalyst Nancy Sherman. More

    March 11, 2011 | Comments

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    “The individual soldier often feels not that he or she is broken, but that the world itself is broken, and there is no easy fix for a broken world,” writes US Navy Commander Greg Parker. More

    March 11, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether we’re actually preserving veterans’ capacity to have a flourishing life afer war, a good life for a human being after war, I don’t know. I just don’t know,” says clinical psychiatrist Jonathan Shay. More

    March 11, 2011 | Comments

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