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Professor Elshtain reviews the historical development of Just War theory, with an emphasis on its origins in Christian philosophy and by authors such as Augustine in the fifth... Read morePublished 11 months ago by John Ames
A theological, as much as political, treatise on Just War theory and practice. This is Elshtain at her best. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Rod Lampard
This is a thoughtful and well-reasoned journey through the ethical basis for the use of force. Peace-at-any-price ideologues will hate it, but civilization would perish unless we... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Scribbler
At first, I'd felt as though I'd made a mistake by choosing to read this book. It was written in the summer of 2002. Read morePublished on January 4, 2014 by Jason
Everything went as expected. One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven twelve, thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, sixteenPublished on October 9, 2013 by Sally Miller
....the title could scare you away, but it is such an easy and fast book to read.....very appropriate in light of our government's "decisive lack of action" in Syria.......Published on September 30, 2013 by fred J. Noe
Covered the topic very well and was written by an author that is not an ultra liberal. Enjoyed! Recommend highly!Published on January 30, 2013 by Karen from AZ
It is great to see and read an author with the courage to describe terrorism as it really exists and is perpetrated by the Muslim world. Read morePublished on November 27, 2009 by W. Looper
This book analyzes the role the United States has taken in certain situations where terror was a profound factor, internationally and nationally. Read morePublished on May 17, 2009 by Mervate Mohammad