Just War Theory

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  • Christian Just War Theory
    • Devised by Thomas Aquinas
    • The Theory States that....
      • The cause of the war must be Just (i.e - removing a great injustice)
      • It must be fought on authority of the government
      • The war must be fought with the intention of restoring peace.
      • It must be a last resort.
      • There must be a reasonable chance of success
      • The methods used to win the war must not harm civilians
      • The methods used must be proportional to the cause.


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