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Just War Reconsidered: Strategy, Ethics, and Theory

James M. Dubik


Recent military conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq have reminded Americans that war is a multidimensional phenomenon involving much more than tangible considerations such as technology, logistics, and capital. Matters of the human heart, the variety of communities that humans form, and the multiple ways these communities interact all exert profound influence on the ways in which Americans plan, execute, and evaluate warfare. Michael Walzer’s Just and Unjust War (1989) is the preeminent American text on the ethics of modern warfare, particularly regarding just war theory. However, James M. Dubik ... More

Keywords: just war theory, warfare, military conflict, leadership, military ethics, war

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780813168296
Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813168296.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James M. Dubik, author
Georgetown University