Jus in Bello.pdf - Jus in Bello Tuesday October 2 2018 8:52 AM \u2022 Realism when it comes to war all things are permitted morality doesn't apply war is

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Realism: when it comes to war, all things are permitted; morality doesn't apply; war is hell; states will (and should) promote their own interestsConsequentialismThe war will end much quicker, so suffering will be minimized, ifsoldiers don't constrain their behavior§DefeatismYou just can't control soldier in war§ConventionalismThings work better for everyone if we act as if there are moral requirements about how to conduct war but the rules are all made up§NiihilismMorality is fake just as there's no Zeus§Jus in Bello ConditionsDiscriminationThose charged with carrying out military operations ought to distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate targets, includiing (il)legitimate peple, buildings, structures, materials, etc.Principle of Non-combatant immunityThe only people who may be permissibly be subjected to direct attacks in war are enemy combatants are never permissible targets§Non combatants can become combatants§Non-combatants can't intentionally be harmed§
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