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in order to get at soldiers - Walzer: citizens must be given free passage Blockade a sort of siege of an entire country Asymmetric. Before soldiers raise their right hand and take their oath of office to defend and protect the nation, they need to consider the morality of war. People of faith differ on whether military service is permissible. Fisher discusses both Gulf Wars in chapter 10, though the bulk of the chapter is devoted to the second war. Readers who absorb and apply Biggar's criteria for assessing wars will have a clear and cogent way of judging whether past or future wars deserve to be considered just or unjust by which Biggar means morally justified or unjustified. He argues that we ought to act in ways that promote human flourishing.
Many authors have written articles and books attempting to construct an apparatus for judging the morality of war.
The Scriptural criteria that determine whether a particular war is morally acceptable.
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(Maybe Biggar's publisher should send a gratis copy of his book to Vladimir Putin.) But of course the United States doesn't behave that way. Fisher suggests that this interpretation of Hussein's behavior did not occur to the relevant intelligence agencies until after it became clear that there were no WMDs. If the war meets these six criteria, it can be considered morally justified.
Given this fact, ad bellum considerations primarily provide an additional moral and theological imprimatur for actions we would be inclined to do anyway. Of course, refusing to participate in a war that might very well be just risks allowing the deliberate killing of individuals who have a right not to be killed. This is certainly what Biggar, a professor of moral and pastoral theology at Christ Church, Oxford, cares about. In Defense of War. But many of Fisher's arguments in favor of traditional just war principles have already been subjected to withering attacks by others. Walzer on the draft? These values can only come from a long struggle on the part of the people. Resistance from civilians is legitimate but punishment of resistance is also legitimate. As peacekeepers they are committed to do all they can to bring about and maintain peace, even if this requires armed action and personal loss.
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