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Innocent Civilians

The Morality of Killing in War

by Colm McKeogh

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & moral philosophy,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Theory of warfare & military science,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Military,
  • Military - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - International Secur,
  • History-Military - General,
  • Law-Military,
  • Political Science / International Security,
  • Combatants and noncombatants (,
  • Combatants and noncombatants (International law),
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Protection of civilians,
  • War

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10559772M
    ISBN 100333972376
    ISBN 109780333972373

    Nick Turse, an award-winning journalist and historian, is the author of The Complex and the research director for the Nation Institute’s work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and The ’s investigations of U.S. war crimes in Vietnam have gained him a Ridenhour Prize for Reportorial Distinction, a . The statistic shows the number of documented civilian deaths in the Iraq war between and Ma As of Ma there were documented civilian deaths in   Of books about the Vietnam War, all but a few eagerly sidestep the atrocious carnage inflicted on hundreds of thousands of civilians. Start studying Chapter 26 Book Quiz. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. Why were Allied governments more successful in mobilizing civilian women than the Axis powers were? which also resulted in the deaths of hundreds of SA leaders and innocent civilians, is known as the.


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Innocent Civilians: The Morality of Killing in War. Why is it that soldiers may be killed in war but civilians may not be killed. By tracing the evolution of the principle of non-combatant immunity in Western thought from its medieval religious origins to its modern legal status, Colm McKeogh attempts to answer this question.

About this book Why is it that soldiers may be killed in war but civilians may not be killed. By tracing the evolution of the principle of non-combatant immunity in Western thought from its medieval religious origins to its modern legal status, Colm McKeogh attempts to.

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