Pacifism, Just War & the Gulf
- Just-war issue grips Gulf conflict debate. // National Catholic Reporter;10/24/2014, Vol. 50 Issue 27, p33
The article reports on the reactions of anger, shock and sadness the day after the attack of the U.S. and allied forces on Iraq on January 16, 1991 and discusses the issue of justification of the Persian Gulf War.
- The just war theory after the Gulf War. Langan, John P. // Theological Studies;Mar92, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p95
Focuses on the just war theory and doctrine after the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Moral and ethical aspects of the war; Moral and policy problems of the new type of warfare shown during the Gulf War; Reliability of the just war theory; Questions raised on the conduct of the fighting in the Gulf War.
- The just war and the Gulf war. McMahan, Jeff; McKim, Robert // Canadian Journal of Philosophy;Dec93, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p501
Contributes to a better understanding of the ethics both of war in general and of the Gulf war in particular. Principles of the traditional theory of the just war; Principles governing permissible conduct in wartime; Evaluation of the Gulf war in relation to these principles; War and its causal...
- The Churches & War in the Gulf. Weigel, George // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Mar1991, Issue 11, p37
Addresses the religious debate over the Gulf War. Formal response of the U.S. Catholic bishops to the Gulf crisis; Editorial which appeared in "CiviltÃ Cattolica" which questioned the moral criteria and political logic of the just war tradition; Claim that the leadership of the Protestant...
- The ethics of Desert Storm. Neff, D. // Christianity Today;4/8/91, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p23
Editorial. Considers United States President George Bush's use of just-war language in defense of his Persian Gulf policy. Christian background of just-war philosophy; Bush's gradualist approach to ethical questions; Absolutist approach of others.
- Post-Realism, Just War, and the Gulf War Debate. Beer, Francis A.; Hariman, Robert // Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;1995 Argumentation & Values, p493
The article discusses post-realism, just war theory and the Gulf War. Post-realism emphasizes the increasing importance of characters other than nation states, driven by motivations other than power, combining in cooperative as well as conflictual ways. It suggests the benefits of a three level...
- Mesopotamia in the aftermath of the Gulf War. Zimansky, P.; Stone, E.C. // Archaeology;May92, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p24
Comments on the damage to some archaeological sites caused by the Gulf War. Bomb craters and bullet holes at Ur; Bomb damage to the great arch at Ctesiphon; The consequences of a breakdown in civil order; Agricultural irrigation schemes resulting from the economic embargo.
- This time the military got it right. Korb, L.J. // Brookings Review;Summer91, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p5
Opinion. Asserts that there is no doubt that the United States-led coalition achieved its military objectives rapidly and overwhelmingly in the Persian Gulf. Four reasons why the military was more successful than in other recent operations: unity existed at all levels of command; Gulf War was...
- The end of the Vietnam paradigm? Muravchik, J. // Commentary;May91, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p17
Examines both sides of the argument of allowing economic sanctions to work in the Persian Gulf against Saddam Hussein. Vietnam syndrome; Assertions that we were going to war for oil; Aversion to use of force; American security shaping our national debate.