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  • Just War Analysis of Attacking Syria

    09/03/2013 3:49:07 PM PDT · by JoeFromSidney · 15 replies
    Facebook ^ | September 3, 2013 | Joseph P. Martino
    A Just War analysis of a proposed attack on Syria. There are eight specific criteria for judging the justice of a war, and the justice of actions within a war. Six of these deal with the justice of going to war ("waging a just war); the other two deal with the justice of actions within a war ("waging war justly"). The first criterion is "just cause." There are three classic just causes: to repel an attack, to retake what was taken unjustly, and to come to the aid of the victim of an unjust attack. Clearly the first two do...
  • Who Will Guarantee the Peace? (Gen. Patton once said: “We should thank God that such men lived.")

    11/23/2008 1:58:27 AM PST · by GonzoII · 2 replies · 455+ views
    Tradition Family and Property ^ | Wednesday, November 19 2008 | Written by The American TFP
    Who Will Guarantee the Peace? Written by The American TFP    Wednesday, November 19 2008 Since 1990, a crowd has gathered every year at Fort Benning in mid-November to protest against the activities of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (formerly called the School of the Americas) and demand its closure. The annual event is not so much a protest, but rather a gathering of the remnants of the religious and cultural left who create a sixties-like carnival atmosphere around Fort Benning. The Army’s efforts to “dialogue” with the protesters by opening their doors to any who wish to...
  • The Smugness Of The War's Opponents (Bush's Pre-emptive War Was The Moral Thing To Do Alert)

    11/13/2006 9:23:15 PM PST · by goldstategop · 12 replies · 753+ views ^ | 11/14/2006 | Dennis Prager
    In this week's New York Times Book Review, a historian reviewing a major new work of 20th-century history, Oxford and Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson's "The War of the World," notes that "Ferguson argues that the Western powers should have gone to war in 1938, which would most likely have avoided much of the horror of World War II . . . . " Imagine that. The New York Times publishes a favorable book review of a book arguing that a pre-emptive war in 1938 would have saved tens of millions of lives aside from preventing the Holocaust, "without parallel ....