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The rules of jus ad bellumJust CauseA cause is just if it is the victim of an act that makes it prima facie justified to go to wari.Usually an act of aggression-- an event or act that violates (or eminently threatens to violate) a state sovereigntyTerritorial sovereigntyPolitical sovereigntyii.What's so bad about a violation of sovereignty? I mean why should we go killing people to defend our sovereignty?Violations of sovereignty threaten our right to self-determination and our common lifeOur sovereignty is one of the only things that we can hold as true to ourselvesiii.1.ProportionalityAn act of war is proportionate if the benefits outweight the costWhat are the costs if we just don't fightWhat are the costs and results if we do fightWhich option is betterConsider: casualties, economic cost, future political standingsi.Two problemsEmpiricalHow are we supposed to predict the outcome of a warWe have been wrong a LOT®
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