August 1, 2014

An Amoral World Without Just Wars

Leon Aron, Global Public Square

The Associated Press

Two wars – one in Gaza the other in eastern Ukraine – are unfolding simultaneously. They have nothing in common except this: both should be being seen as unambiguous in terms of which side is right and which wrong. And second, both are likely to end in a strategic (i.e. long-term) defeat for the right side because of the attitudes that shape the approach of Western leaders to both wars.

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TAGGED: War, Just War Theory

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