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The Ethics and Efficacy of the Global War on Terrorism, Fighting Terror with Terror, edited by Charles P. Webel, John A. Arnaldi

Label
The Ethics and Efficacy of the Global War on Terrorism, Fighting Terror with Terror, edited by Charles P. Webel, John A. Arnaldi
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
The Ethics and Efficacy of the Global War on Terrorism
Medium
electronic resource
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
862371219
Responsibility statement
edited by Charles P. Webel, John A. Arnaldi
Series statement
Twenty-first Century Perspectives on War, Peace, and Human Conflict
Sub title
Fighting Terror with Terror
Summary
Presenting the reader with provocative articles that critically examine the morality of the war on terrorism as it has evolved over the past eight years, this book consists of articles that effectively address specific aspects of the war on terrorism that are missing or underrepresented in ethical discourse since 9/11
Table Of Contents
Machine generated contents note: -- Introduction: Ethics and the Real World -- Charles Webel and John Arnaldi * Section I: Understanding Ethical Challenges in the War on Terrorism * Overview -- John Arnaldi and Charles Webel * War on terror -- Noam Chomsky * Terror: The neglected but inescapable core of terrorism -- Charles Webel * Who becomes a terrorist today? -- Scott Atran * Squaring the Error -- Michael German * Section II: Applying Ethics to the War on Terrorism * Overview -- John Arnaldi and Charles Webel * Thinking about war and justice -- Jean Bethke Elshtain * Moral personhood and human security -- Laurie Calhoun * Just Policing, not war -- Gerald Schlabach * Moral Responsibilities to Reduce Terror -- Jørgen Johansen * Section III: Winning the Public Relations War: Journalism as a Weapon * Overview -- John Arnaldi and Charles Webel * Ethics of Journalism in the War on Terrorism -- John Arnaldi * Faces of death -- Dan Kennedy * Home from Iraq -- Molly Bingham * Section IV: Examining the Dark Side of the War on Terror * Overview -- John Arnaldi and Charles Webel * Chapter 7: Leadership and Ethics for Counterinsurgency -- U.S. Army Counterinsurgency Field Manual * Degrading behavior: The Middle East and the barbarism of the war from the air -- Tom Engelhardt * Why are we in Afghanistan? -- Tom Gallagher * War on Terror in Pakistan -- Chris Toffolo * Where were the doctors? Torture and the betrayal of medicine -- Larry Dossey * The agent who might have saved Hamid Hayat -- Mark Arax * Conclusion: The War of the World? Is There a Viable Nonviolent Alternative to the Global War on Terrorism? -- John Arnaldi and Charles Webel * Appendix I: Geneva Conventions (excerpts) * Appendix II: Recommended Films
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