Fighting Terror: Ethical Dilemmas

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Title Fighting Terror: Ethical Dilemmas
Author Bellamy, Alex J.
Year Published 2008
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Zed Books
Abstract Fighting Terror analyzes the ethical dilemmas that confront everyone in the war on terror. Arguing that this is as much a war of ideas as it is a military struggle, Alex Bellamy argues that fighting morally is essential in distancing the terrorized from the terrorists. The book starts by setting out the case for thinking ethically about the war on terror and demonstrates the immorality of terrorism. Covering everything from torture to bombing, assassination to post-war reconstruction, Bellamy uses a series of fascinating case studies to examine how morally terror is being fought across the world. Though, he claims, there is a good case for combating terrorism, the way this is being done is ethically deeply troubling.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
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ISBN 9781842779682
Date Accessioned 2011-06-03
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Governance and Public Policy; Griffith Asia Institute
Faculty Griffith Business School
Subject International Relations
Publication Type Books (Authored Research)
Publication Type Code a1x

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