Just And Unjust Wars: Incorporating The Lessons Of Operation Desert Storm / Edition 2 available in Paperback
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- Basic Books
A classic treatment of the morality of war written by one of our country's leading philosophers, with a new introduction considering the wars in Bosnia and Kosovo. Just and Unjust Wars examines a variety of conflicts in order to understand exactly why, according to Walzer,“the argument about war and justice is still a political and moral necessity.” Walzer's classic work draws on historical illustrations that range all the way from the Athenian attack on Melos to this morning's headlines, and uses the testimony of participantsdecision makers and victims aliketo examine the moral issues of warfare.