Moral dilemmas of modern war : torture, assassination, and blackmail in an age of asymmetric conflict / Michael L. Gross.
Cambridge ; New York, : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
xiii, 321 pages ; 83 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Torture, assassination, and blackmail in an age of asymmetric conflict Friends, foes, or brothers in arms? the puzzle of combatant equality Combatants in asymmetric war Shooting to kill : the paradox of prohibited weapons Shooting to stun : the paradox of nonlethal warfare Murder, self-defense, or execution? the dilemma of assassination Human dignity or human life : the dilemmas of torture and rendition Noncombatants in asymmetric war Blackmailing the innocent : the dilemma of noncombatant immunity Killing the innocent : the dilemma of terrorism Risking our lives to save others : puzzles of humanitarian intervention Conclusion and afterword Torture, assassination, and blackmail : new norms for asymmetric conflict? The war in Gaza, December 2008 to January 2009.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.