Just and Unjust Wars: A Moral Argument with Historical Illustrations

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INDEX
Acheson, Dean, 118-120
Act of state doctrine, 289-290
Aggression, 21, 31, 123; defined, 51-53; legalist paradigm of, 61-63; and appeasement, 67-72; theory of, presupposition, 72; and threats, 85; and neutrality, 233-250; responsibility for, 287-303; and non-violence, 330
Agincourt, battle of, 17-19
Alcibiades, 9, 10, 337
Algiers, battle of, 204-205
Alsace-Lorraine, 55-56, 65, 67, 241
Ambush, 143, 176
Annexation, 121n
Anscombe, G.E.M., 145, 279, 348, 350
Appeasement, 67-72
Aquinas, St. Thomas, xiv
Aristotle, 198
Aron, Raymond, 277
Assassination, 183, 185, 193, 198-203
Athens, 5-12, 114
Atlanta, burning of, 32-33
Austin, Warren, 118
Austrian Empire: and Hungarian revolution, 91-95
Bacon, Francis, 6n, 77-78
Balance of power, 76-80, 122
Balance of terror, 270, 274, 275
Baldwin, Stanley, 252
Bangladesh, 105-107
Barbarians, 89n
Batchelder, Robert, 349
Beatty, Admiral David, 245
Beaufre, André, 277, 281
Beirut raid, 218-220
Belgium: neutrality of, 235, 240-242, 292
Bell, A.C.: quoted, 173
Belligerent rights, 91, 96, 185n
Benevolent quarantine, 46, 177, 185, 201
Bennett, John, 270
Bennett, Jonathan, 344
Bernard, Montague, 96-97, 98
Bethmann Hollweg, Theobold von, 240- 241, 248
Bishop, Joseph W., Jr., 288
Bismarck, Otto von, 63-66
Bloch, Marc, 144n Blockade, 44, 170-175
Boer War, 25n, 130, 171, 183n, 191
Bomber Command (R.A.F.), 255-26:, 323-325
Boundaries, importance of, 57-58, 90
Bradley, General Omar, 317-319, 321
Brecht, Bertold, 311
Brittain, Vera, 349
Brocher, H.: quoted, 207
Brodie, Bernard: quoted, 278, 281
Brooke, Rupert, 26n
Bull, Hedley, 339
Burke, Edmund, 76, 80, 269
Byrnes, James, 265, 267
Caesar, Julius, 171
Calley, Lieutenant William, 310-311, 313, 322
Campbell-Bannerman, Henry, 25n
Camus, Albert, 198-199, 203
Castro, Raul: quoted, 181
Chadwick, Admiral F.E., 103
Chapman, Guy, 306-307
Cherwell, Lord (F.A. Lindemann), 256- 258
"Chindits, " 182
Chivalry, 16, 34-35, 37, 45; see also Honor
Chomsky, Noam, 302
Churchill, Winston: and unconditional surrender, 112; and reprisals, 215; and Norwegian neutrality, 243-750; and "supreme emergency, " 247, 251, 253; and decision to bomb German cities, 255-261, 323-326; and the atomic bomb, 266-267
Civilians: we Rights, of civilians

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface to the Third Edition xi
  • Preface xvii
  • Acknowledgments xxv
  • Part One - The Moral Reality of War 1
  • 1 - Against "Realism" 3
  • 2 - The Crime of War 21
  • 3 - The Rules of War 34
  • Part Two - The Theory of Aggression 49
  • 4 - Law and Order in International Society 51
  • 5 - Anticipations 74
  • 6 - Interventions 86
  • 7 - War's Ends, and the Importance of Winning 109
  • Part Three - The War Convention 125
  • 8 - War's Means, and the Importance of Fighting Well 127
  • 9 - Noncombatant Immunity and Military Necessity 138
  • 10 - War against Civilians: Sieges and Blockades 160
  • 11 - Guerrilla War 176
  • 12 - Terrorism 197
  • 13 - Reprisals 207
  • Part Four - Dilemmas of War 223
  • 14 - Winning and Fighting Well 225
  • 15 - Aggression and Neutrality 233
  • 16 - Supreme Emergency 251
  • 17 - Nuclear Deterrence 269
  • Part Five - The Question of Responsibility 285
  • 18 - The Crime of Aggression: Political Leaders and Citizens 287
  • 19 - War Crimes: Soldiers and Their Officers 304
  • Afterword - Nonviolence and the Theory of War 329
  • Notes 337
  • Index 355
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