In War We Trust: The Bush Doctrine and the Pursuit of Just War

In War We Trust: The Bush Doctrine and the Pursuit of Just War

by Chris J. Dolan
     
 

The consistent theme throughout this book is that significant ethical issues and moral dilemmas have been raised as they pertain to the forceful expression of American power via the Bush Doctrine's assertion of the right to engage in first strikes against states and non-states in the wake of the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks. This book is intended for those… See more details below

Overview

The consistent theme throughout this book is that significant ethical issues and moral dilemmas have been raised as they pertain to the forceful expression of American power via the Bush Doctrine's assertion of the right to engage in first strikes against states and non-states in the wake of the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks. This book is intended for those with an interest in political science, history, leadership studies and foreign policy analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754642343
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Ethics and Global Politics Series
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

1September 11th and offensive warfare1
2Just war and political power22
3Just cause47
4Right intentions65
5Legitimate authority86
6Last resort102
7Likelihood of success122
8Proportionality144
9Non-combatant immunity164
10Just peace181
11Conclusion206

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