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Published: 20 December 2007

276 Pages

ISBN: 9780199233137

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Military Action and Moral Justification

Edited by Henry Shue and David Rodin

Is a nation ever justified in attacking before it has been attacked? If so, under precisely what conditions? This volume of new, specially commissioned chapters provides the most definitive assessment to date of the justifiability of preemptive or preventive military action.