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Just War Theory

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Just War Theory

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Some Christians have developed a rigorous set of questions to adress the morality of international conflict. But how does the Just War theory answer the ethical issues of the war on terrorism? Host Neal Conan and guest Jean Bethke Elshtain discuss the burden of American power in a violent world.

Guests:

Jean Bethke Elshtain
* Author of Just War Against Terror: The Burden of American Power in a Violent World (Basic Books, 2003)
* Professor of Social and Political Ethics at The University of Chicago

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