Tag Archives: Clausewitz

Afghanistan: A Veteran’s Perspective

  by Michael J. Corgan I don’t consider myself a pacifist. I believe there will always be those who choose to resort to war for little or no good reason and others of us must deal with them. However, sometimes … Continue reading

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Unjustifiable wars and moral imperatives: Another veteran speaks out

by Michael J. Corgan I am writing in response to the recent post on anti-war veteran activist, Ross Caputi.  I don’t consider myself a pacifist since I believe there will always be those who choose to resort to war for little … Continue reading

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In need of a moral compass (Drone warfare, Part 2)

By guest author Dr. Mike Corgan All our legal and moral strictures about ethics and laws in war presume that war is, in a Clausewitzian sense, a state to state activity. Both Scott Shane and Tom Junod do not fully … Continue reading

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No armed forces? Consider cyber warfare (Just war, Part 9)

By guest author Mike Corgan So far, most of the posts in the just war series in this blog have dealt with the circumstances under which a country can resort to war. But there has been a tacit understanding that only … Continue reading

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