Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World
Jean Bethke Elshtain advocates "just war" in times of crisis and mounts a reasoned attack against the anti-war contingent in American intellectual life. Advocating an ethic of responsibility, Elshtain forces us to ask tough questions not only about the nature of terrorism, but about ourselves. This paperback edition features a new introduction by the author, addressing the Iraq war and other events in the Middle East.
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This is a through analysis regarding the ethical foundations of just war in the context of terrorism. Initially, it seemed as though too much time had passed since the original publication in 2002 ... Read full review
Review: Just War Against Terror: The Burden Of American Power In A Violent WorldUser Review - Robert Giambo - Goodreads
The author provides a concise summary of the "just war doctrine" and its applicability to the US response to terror attacks. Read full review
WHAT HAPPENED ON SEPTEMBER 11?
WHAT IS AT STAKE?
WHAT IS A JUST WAR?
IS THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM JUST?
THE ACADEMY RESPONDS TO TERROR
TAKING TERRORISTS AT THEIR WORD
WHERE IS THE LEGACY OF NIEBUHR AND TILLICH?
THE PULPIT RESPONDS TO TERROR
ENCOUNTERING ISLAMIST FUNDAMENTALISM
STATES AND SELFDEFENSE IN A DANGEROUS TIME
AMERICAN POWER AND RESPONSIBILITY
FOUR BRAVE WOMEN
EPILOGUE TO THE 2004 EDITION
WHAT WERE FIGHTING FOR
THE PROBLEM WITH PEACE