Just War Tradition

A Brief Reflection on Sedition and Reconciliation
A Brief Reflection on Sedition and Reconciliation

The sad and lamentable truth is that indeed this is who we are, for it was members of our own body-politic who did this, and we cannot heal if we do not confront the uncomfortable facts as they are. It was sedition.

The Morality of Assassinating Iran’s Mohsen Fakhrizadeh
The Morality of Assassinating Iran’s Mohsen Fakhrizadeh

The November 27 killing of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in a roadside ambush near Absard, Iran, has engendered conversation about the morality, legality, and prudence of assassination.

True North, Ep. 10 | Legitimate Authority and the Just War Tradition
True North, Ep. 10 | Legitimate Authority and the Just War Tradition

Marc LiVecche and Daniel Strand continue their series on the just war tradition by focusing on legitimate authority.

True North, Ep. 9 | Introduction to the Just War Tradition
True North, Ep. 9 | Overview of the Just War Tradition

In this introductory edition, Daniel Strand and Marc LiVecche launch a short series dedicated to a discussion of the just war tradition.

Fight to Win: A Lesson from the Great War
Fight to Win: A Lesson from the Great War

It is because we desire the good of concord that we fight for a decisive end to conflict, one that secures and allows the enforcement of a durable peace.

Marksism | Ep. 21: A Billion Americans, War with Iran, and Catholic Teaching

In this episode of Marksism, the editors discuss Matthew Yglesias’ One Billion Americans and whether the US needs a larger…

Joe Capizzi on Pope Francis & Just War

Joseph Capizzi of Catholic University in a recent article for Providence analyzed Pope Francis’s new encyclical Fratelli Tutti‘s seeming negative…

A Violation of International Law? An Analysis of the UN Report on the Drone Killing of Gen. Soleimani
A Violation of International Law? An Analysis of the UN Report on the Drone Killing of Gen. Soleimani

The Human Rights Council of the United Nations released “Extrajudicial, Summary, or Arbitrary Executions,” by Special Rapporteur Prof. Dr. Agnès S. Callamard, which holds that the successful drone strike in January killing Gen. Soleimani violated international law.

Father Drew Christiansen on Catholicism & Nukes

Father Drew Christiansen of Georgetown University is co-editor of A World Free from Nuclear Weapons: The Vatican Conference on Disarmament….

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