The Iraq War

A Philosophical Analysis

  • Authors
  • Bassam Romaya

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Bassam Romaya
    Pages 1-11
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 129-183

About this book


This book features a critique of key philosophical doctrines that dominate the Iraq war debate: just war theory, humanitarian intervention, democratic realism, and preventive war doctrine. The author evaluates each and develops a philosophical approach that offers a model for thinking through the philosophical dilemmas introduced by new wars.


democracy intervention Just War realism

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