Being a military member and having been in a combat zone I do not completely

Being a military member and having been in a combat

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al-Qaeda is not justified for targeting innocent American civilians for their just cause. Being a military member and having been in a combat zone I do not completely disagree with al-Qaeda. There is a small part of me that says if individuals came to my country and homeland and conducted fear, terror, and harm to my family and friends I will react the same way that these terror groups are reacting. But then again I would not target innocent people and
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IS TERRORISM JUSTIFIED 4 have a understanding of the Rules of Engagement that must be followed and I feel that the Just War tenets would have some part in that justification also. Other thing is that the terror organization has started coming after the United States well before the United States went after them.
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IS TERRORISM JUSTIFIED 5 References Christopher, P. (2004). TTHE ETHICS OF WAR & PEACE An Introduction too Legal and Moral Issues (3rd ed.). Pearson. Laden, O. B. (1996, August 23). Declaration of Jihad by Osama Bin Laden against the US . Retrieved from Smilansky, S. (2004). Terrorism, Justification, and Illusion. Ethics, 114 (4), 790-805. doi:10.1086/383443
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  • Fall '13
  • Al-Qaeda, September 11 attacks, Special Activities Division, Islamic terrorism

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