Tag: War

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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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    We need the prophetic dimension of all our religious tradition to navigate the darkness of war and to restrain our declarations of “peace when there is no peace,” as the Hebrew prophets said.
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    September 2, 2010 | Comments

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    “As Americans now endeavor to ‘turn the page,’ we must determine whether the irrevocable past will endure like a nightmare in our efforts at world leadership or whether we will be capable of the repentance, reformation, and simple good-neighborliness that will be necessary to restore those nonmilitary aspects of our power.” More

    September 2, 2010 | Comments

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    “If a war is unjust then the duty to establish postwar justice is all the more imperative, even though that won’t retroactively make it a just war.” More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    “President Obama needed to provide a more affirmative vision of successes in Iraq, a vision that casts it as a victory over totalitarianism, which has always been a central aspect of America’s civilizing mission.” More

    September 1, 2010 | Comments

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    As major combat operations come to an end and the US completes a troop drawdown in Iraq, revisit interviews with ethicists, philosophers, scholars, and religious leaders about just war and the moral issues raised by Iraq. More

    August 27, 2010 | Comments

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    In a new book, this historian and professor of international relations writes that America’s long military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq “demonstrated the folly of imagining that war could be mastered” and demolished “Washington’s pretensions to moral superiority.” More

    August 6, 2010 | Comments

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    “American citizens must look beyond the vicissitudes of military leadership to the form of ordered peace they desire their military power to bring about.” More

    June 24, 2010 | Comments

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    Will General Petraeus enlist the aid of anthropologists and other social scientists to advise on religion, ethics and local cultural practices in Iraq? More

    June 24, 2010 | Comments

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    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

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