Misreading Islamist Terrorism: The “War Against Terrorism” and Just-War Theory

  title={Misreading Islamist Terrorism: The “War Against Terrorism” and Just-War Theory},
  author={J. Schwartz},
Abstract: The Bush administration's military war on terrorism is a blunt, ineffective, and unjust response to the threat posed to innocent civilians by terrorism. Decentralized terrorist networks can only be effectively fought by international cooperation among police and intelligence agencies representing diverse nation-states, including ones with predominantly Islamic populations. The Bush administration's allegations of a global Islamist terrorist threat to the national interests of the… Expand
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