Just War: Principles and Cases
Confronts a host of difficult questions about thecontroversial decision to go to war: Is war ever morallyjustified? Who has the authority to wage war? What is acceptablewar conduct? Regan considers the basic principles of just-wartheory and then applies them to eight historical and ongoingwars, including the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and the BosnianWar. "The author brings...more
Paperback, 247 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Catholic University of America Press
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Who would've thought that a book on the just war doctrine could possibly be boring? Certainly not me, but this one was a snorefest. It did present an overview of the doctrine and look at a few case studies of modern wars but overall lacked insight...