War and Self-Defense

Rodin, David
April 2004
Ethics & International Affairs;2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p63
Academic Journal
Examines the concept of a war of self-defense in relation to the U.S-led war in Iraq in 2003. Analogy between self-defense and national defense; Information on a moral theory of self-defense; Significance of international ethics that focuses on the complex normative relations among persons and between individuals and states.


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