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Unformatted text preview: Nuclear meltdown in 3 mile island Environmental pollution
Water contamination – thermal damage to ecosystems
If a country has a nuclear power plant, they have the technology to make nuclear weapons. Enrich uranium. US foreign aid
Most of US foreign aid from US federal budget goes to military assistance in foreign that are considered Egypt, Pakistan
Only a quarter of it goes to foreign agriculture, healthcare
It is a strategic investment to help strengthen US allies. Ad bellum vs. In Bello
Ad bellum – reasons for going TO war
In Bello – during war
More conduct based
What conduct is normalized, what are you allowed/not allowed to do as a soldier.
Genevia Convention – Not allowed to torture POW’s is an In Bello concept
Goldstein & Pinker
Article says chances WW3 will breakout are low
War is disappearing
Chances of being a causality of war is lower then ever before in history Even w/ less war related deaths, percentages go down but this is because population is going up. Not the number of people being killed by war
There hasn’t been a...
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This note was uploaded on 08/23/2013 for the course SOCY 2011 taught by Professor Benlamb during the Fall '12 term at Colorado.
- Fall '12