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By Roger Williamson

When is a struggle no longer a warfare? lower than what situations is humanitarian intervention through the foreign neighborhood justified? In what situations can a country legitimately placed in danger the lives of individuals of its militia? those are a few of the questions raised throughout the essays contained in a few nook of a international box . The authors think of the most moral and political arguments surrounding the topic of intervention, and, among them, hide quite a lot of parts, coming to target foreign associations and foreign legislations, family and political viewpoints, humanitarian issues, the applicability of the simply battle concept, and the position of public opinion and the media. the result's a e-book that throws open new doorways and extends the diversity of dialogue in the ongoing debate on defence and disarmament.

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This is illustrated by the amputee who, unaware that he has lost a leg, wills it to move without effect; or by the poisoner who slips arsenic into his wife's bedtime cocoa only to find that she dies coincidentally of a heart attack before the fatal beverage has passed her lips. He may have consented to her death but did not control it and so - despite his malicious intent - cannot be held responsible for it. Similarly, even if control is exercised, without consent an attribution of moral responsibility may be evaded.

5. 6. 7. 7), Czechoslovakia (p. 836-41). All in: Osmanczyk, 1985. See Bailey and Daws, 1995; Childers, 1994; Clements and Ward, 1994; Evans, 1993; United Nations, 1990. See Weber, 1991. The Nation-State and Vwlence is an important theoretical work in which Giddens goes beyond the Weberian definition. ' Gollwitzer, 1976: 139. cf. Brown, 1990. This valuable documentation contains the texts of the Kairos, Kairos Central America and Road to Damascus Documents as well as valuable commentary and suggestions for discussion.

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