Just war theory

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Just reason
A moral reason must be the cause of going to war
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Right intention
Must be fought to stop/prevent greater evil
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Proper authority
The ruler of the country has to make the decision whether or not to go to war
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Last resort
To try all methods of preventing violence by carrying out non-violent acts
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Controlled violence
Do not harm innocent civilians
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Proportional
Do not cause more damage than is necessary to win
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Reasonable chance of success
There is no point in entering a war if you know you are going to lose
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Must be fought to stop/prevent greater evil

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Right intention

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The ruler of the country has to make the decision whether or not to go to war

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To try all methods of preventing violence by carrying out non-violent acts

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Do not harm innocent civilians

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