TITLE

Wars of Choice, Wars of Necessity

AUTHOR(S)
Krauthammer, Charles
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/5/2001, Issue 44, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the war on terrorism which is being waged by the United States. Difference between wars of choice and wars of necessity; Why the war on terrorism is a war of necessity; View that the habits of waging such a war have atrophied, as evidenced by the language used by government officials to describe it; Importance of waging total war.
ACCESSION #
5453069

 

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