Wieseltier, Leon
June 2004
New Republic;6/7/2004, Vol. 230 Issue 21/22, p46
Presents concerns about the number of children who are dying as casualties of war in Iraq and in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Moral implications of such casualties; Increase in questions of humaneness following the demolition of Palestinian homes in Gaza; Doctrine of moral equivalence; Questions about the theory of just war.


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