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Published: 01 March 2012

518 Pages


ISBN: 9780199646470

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Targeted Killings

Law and Morality in an Asymmetrical World

Edited by Claire Finkelstein, Jens David Ohlin, and Andrew Altman

Ethics, National Security, and the Rule of Law

  • Innovative approach to the most controversial topic in military law and public international law today
  • Interdisciplinary analysis allows readers to understand the issues at the intersection of law, morality, and military policy raised by the practice of targeted killing
  • Philosophers, lawyers and military experts discuss a host of ethical and legal issues, crucially important to the War on Terror
  • Addresses difficult ethical and legal questions about the status and rights of suspected terrorists
  • Contributions from a wide range of experts in the field, including philosophers Jeff McMahan, Michael Moore and Jeremy Waldron

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