Post Tagged with: "just war"

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

Killing by Remote Control: Western Countries Relying on Technology in the Military

The growing reliance on drones highlights the Western requirement for precision, accountability, and a reduction in collateral damage

The Inversion of Just War Theory

The Inversion of Just War Theory

Despite universalist pretensions, Just War Theory has served partisan interests throughout Operation Protective Edge; ultimately enabling rather than proscribing killing.

Autonomous Weapons Systems and the Future of War

Autonomous Weapons Systems and the Future of War

It is best to internationally limit the uses and capabilities of autonomous weapons outside war zones (e.g. domestic counterterrorism and police uses) and especially with respect to offensive roles.

Is Humanitarian Intervention Legal?

Is Humanitarian Intervention Legal?

Where collective security avenues are blocked, could a State, or States acting jointly, lawfully intervene militarily in another State’s territory without the permission of the Government of that State to halt or prevent it from committing atrocities against its own people? What about intervention where the territorial Government is unable or unwilling to provide basic humanitarian assistance to its people in the face of natural or human-made disaster?

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