Journal of Power and Ethics

Journal covering politics, philosophy and religion.

Articles from Vol. 1, No. 1, January

[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 5, Volume 3, Parts 1200 to End] [Revised as of January 1, 1997] from the U.S. Government Printing Office Via GPO Access [CITE: 5CFR2600]
[Pages 402-403] TITLE 5--ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL CHAPTER XVI--OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS PART 2600--ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS--Table of Contents Sec. 2600.101 Statement of the history and purpose...
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[Code of Federal Regulations] [Title 5, Volume 3, Parts 1200 to End] [Revised as of January 1, 1998] from the U.S. Government Printing Office Via GPO Access [CITE: 5CFR2640]
[Pages 615-632] TITLE 5--ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL CHAPTER XVI--OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS PART 2640--INTERPRETATION, EXEMPTIONS AND WAIVER GUIDANCE CONCERNING 18 U.S.C. 208 (ACTS AFFECTING A PERSONAL FINANCIAL INTEREST) Subpart A--General...
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Ethical Dynamics and the National Security Process: Professionalism, Power, and Perversion
ABSTRACT Some have characterized Oliver North's conviction in federal court, for lying to Congress among other things, as the criminalization of policy differences, whereas others have condemned his actions as subversive of constitutional checks...
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Executive Order 12674 of April 12, 1989 (as Modified by E.O. 12731) : PRINCIPLES OF ETHICAL CONDUCT FOR GOVENMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to establish fair and exacting standards of ethical conduct for all executive branch employees, it is hereby ordered...
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Executive Order 12731 of October 17, 1990 : PRINCIPLES OF ETHICAL CONDUCT FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES
By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to establish fair and exacting standards of ethical conduct for all executive branch employees, it is hereby ordered...
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Executive Order 12834 of January 20, 1993 : ETHICS COMMITMENTS BY EXECUTIVE BRANCH APPOINTEES
By the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and sections 3301 and 7301 of title 5, United States Code, it is hereby...
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Guerrilla Warfare: When Taking Care of Your Troops Leads to War Crimes
ABSTRACT Paul Ramsey (1971: p. 93) wrote that, "The possibility any war may escalate into all-out nuclear war makes insurgency wars, in many areas of the world, an increasingly feasible choice." The end of the Cold War has seen the relaxation of...
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Of Reason, Morality, and Ethics: The Way of Effective Leadership in a "Multicultural Society"
Abstract This article examines both the pitfalls of the "post modernist" viewpoint, whose blind avocation of religious and cultural relativism has allowed the tribalization of American society, and political "leadership", which survives on such...
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THE EXERCISE OF MILITARY JUDGMENT: A PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATION OF THE VIRTUES AND VICES OF GENERAL DOUGLAS MacARTHUR
ABSTRACT The optimal method of studying and teaching military leadership, character development, and ethics is to work within the philosophical tradition of the virtues, which has its roots in the thought of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, and to...
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