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    The Just War Tradition

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    The Just War Tradition is like any other known tradition, this one has been passed down but it isn't just some hand-me-downs or grandpa's watch but a continuous argument for decades now. The article gives the long historical background on where the tradition originated from. Just War Tradition is also known as the Just War Theory meaning before the government could even demand soldiers to fight and survive for their lives there has to be justification. The theory goes far as the B.C. era and…

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    Assess the contemporary coherence of the just war tradition. Realists describe war as an inevitable outcome of the anarchical international system in which states interact with each other. Based on this premise, throughout the centuries, has been witnessed the flourishing of a tradition of thought focusing on the ethics of war: The Just War Tradition. Its central hypothesis is that the use of force can be morally justified, or in other words that war can be morally right. This view differs from…

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    within everyone and that it is everlasting. In the beginning of the novel, Ralph says, ‘“We can’t have everybody talking at…

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    Independence is a state of solitude, self-determination, and freedom that everyone will crave at least once in their lifetime. During the 1840 's, feminism was beginning to spread, yet it was still a struggle for women to obtain independence, especially for those who truly wanted it. Charlotte Bronte 's romantic fiction novel, Jane Eyre, is named after the main character who encounters the same conflict as the majority of the women in her time period along with experiencing love. For some people…

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    Just War Theory Essay

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    In the just war tradition, just cause is one of the requirements of jus ad bellum—that is, one of the conditions of justification to wage war. International law recognizes only one just cause for war: self- or collective defense against an aggressor. Contemporary legal notions also recognize a prevention of large-scale violations of human rights by their own government just cause for war. These are the most elemental just causes for war in the realm of international law and just war theory.…

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    Why The Moon Is Down

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    John Steinbeck was a member of two intelligence organizations that were the precursor to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The director asked Steinbeck to write a work of propaganda against the Nazi aggression in Europe. As a result, Steinbeck wrote The Moon is Down. This book argued the need for people to stand up against the Nazi invaders and to not surrender and appease them. Many people throughout Europe were able to read this book including people who receive smuggled copies of this…

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    Just War Analysis

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    Zanello Writ 102 Sec 004 Instructor John Herold Just War Final Draft 21 October 2015 An Analysis of Modern Wars and the Just War Concept The concept of just war in Western Cultures goes back to thinkers like Thomas, Cicero, and Augustine. The main goal of the principles embraced in this theory was to provide fair causes to go to war and its prosecution, and not to let people be fooled by false ideals of glory. Some concepts like “proportionality”, “just cause”, and “weapons used in war must…

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    The just war tradition is base in two principals: Jus ad bellum (justice of war) – this relates the reasons for war; jus in bello (justice in war) this establish what can be done and the amount of force that can be delivered during a war. Based on the just war tradition and its principles, a war can have a framework with moral and political viability. For instance, in cases of cyber warfare, the just war tradition has moral ground limitation. In the…

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    Assess the Athenians’ argument and actions from the standpoint of pacifism and just war theory. Which position do you find most compelling, and why? Just War theory portrays a practical look at the morality of war in comparison to pacifism, allowing the opportunity to form international procedures and protocol in an attempt to control conflict. During The Peloponnesian War the Athenians offered a valid and in-depth argument on their views of justice in war, over time this has developed into…

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    Violence is also justified in war. Obviously, war tends to be very violent but sometimes people would say that violence in war has to have a limit. In actuality, there is no limit of violence in war. In the article “Hiroshima: Was It Necessary”, Doug Long (n.d.) writes about how there is no limit in war by using the bombing of Hiroshima as an example. Japan was fighting against the United States and had four years bombed Pearl Harbor. The United States fought back but Japan did not surrender.…

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