Cause or Constitution?

  • K. M. Fierke

Abstract

War is a reflection of the human condition. A few centuries ago, a similar claim was made about slavery, which has since been formally abolished. Slavery was once understood to be a timeless enterprise. It is now a historical phenomenon, for which US President George W. Bush, during a visit to Africa in 2003, expressed regret. Forced enslavement is a prohibited act in the statutes of the new International Criminal Court.

Keywords

Europe Logical Positivism Stake Clarification Iraq 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. M. Fierke
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  1. 1.School of Politics and International StudiesQueen’s UniversityBelfastIreland

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