Tag Archives: Osama bin Laden

Here we go again!

By Guest Author Paul Shannon Here we go again! Our leaders have learned nothing from their disastrous war in Iraq. That brutal intervention destroyed Iraq as a country, caused hundreds of thousands of deaths, created a terrorist government in Baghdad, … Continue reading

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Russian war fever: Will it spread? (Part 1)

The chapter on “War Fever” in the forthcoming International Handbook of Negotiation and Mediation (M. Gallucio, Ed., Berlin: Springer), analyzes the psychology behind ploys used to gain popular support for military aggression. These include… Continue reading

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Osama bin Laden: A “just” killing? (Just war, part 7)

[Note from Kathie Malley-Morrison: Continuing the series on just war, Dr. Mike Corgan offers some reflections about whether the killing of Osama bin Laden meets the criteria for just war.] Though details are still being released it seems the raid … Continue reading

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