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Just and Unjust Wars

  title={Just and Unjust Wars},
  author={Michael Walzer},
Just and Unjust Killing
Abstract To provide a way to understand warfare and debate military conduct, Michael Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars tries to show that civilians and soldiers are not separated by a barrier of
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  • Law, Political Science
  • 2022
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