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Lecture 14: Justice of Present Wars INTA 2030: Ethics and International Affairs 4/11/2011
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Requirements for  Jus ad Bellum 1. Just Cause 1. Right intention 1. Proper authority 1. Last resort 1. Probability of success 1. Proportionality
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Jus in Bello This Latin phrase refers to justice in war, and JWT is concerned with how fighting should occur Military commanders, officers and soldiers should be held accountable for jus in bello Rules of jus in bello include that militaries must obey International rules on weapons prohibition Rules about proportionality Rules about discriminating non-combatants and about using force only against those “engaged in harm” Principles of human rights of its own citizens
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In your opinion, have NATO forces violated rules of jus in bello in Afghanistan? A: Yes B: No
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Jus Post Bellum Refers to justice after fighting has ended A relatively new topic of study, rules of
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Unformatted text preview: jus post bellum include Proportionality Terms of peace settlements should not be based on the principle of revenge Rights vindication The rights of those whose violation triggered war must be secured Punishment Punishment against rights-violating aggressors and soldiers must be fair Rehabilitation The post-war environment should provide a reasonable opportunity to reform aggressor regimes To which of the following subfields of war ethics do truth and reconciliation committees belong? A: Jus ad bellum B: Jus in bello C: Jus post bellum Correct In your opinion, was the USA morally justified in attacking Iraq? A: Yes B: No C: Not sure In your opinion, is the USA morally justified in conducting military actions against the Libyan government? A: Yes B: No C: Not sure...
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