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Fighting Machines: Autonomous Weapons and Human Dignity

Fighting Machines: Autonomous Weapons and Human Dignity

| December 21, 2022
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In Fighting Machines, Dan Saxon draws on his extensive practical and academic experience and expertise in international law to argue why certain human responsibilities should not be delegated to autonomous weapons.

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Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Just War

Victory: The Triumph and Tragedy of Just War

| December 21, 2022
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The central claim of Cian O’Driscoll’s new book, Victory, is twofold: first, just war theorists have paid insufficient attention to the concept, practice, and ramifications of “victory” as an element of armed conflict; second, if they did so, they would be rewarded with a more nuanced, more realistic, and probably more cautious understanding of the very notion of just war itself.

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Winter 2022 (36.4)

Winter 2022 (36.4)

| December 21, 2022
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The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Winter 2022 issue of the journal! The highlight of this issue is a roundtable organized by David Ragazzoni on healing and reimagining constitutional (liberal) democracy, featuring contributions by Rogers M. Smith, Rosalind Dixon and David Landau, Tom Ginsburg and Aziz Z. Huq, Ran Hirschl, David Ragazzoni, and Ayelet Shachar. Additionally, the issue includes a feature article by Chris Armstrong and Duncan McLaren on climate justice and net zero emissions. The issue also contains a review essay by Christian Nikolaus Braun on Jus ad Vim and the danger of perpetual war, and book reviews by Anna-Katharina Ferl, Christopher J. Finlay, and Peter Romaniuk.

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Making War on the World: How Transnational Violence Reshapes Global Order

Making War on the World: How Transnational Violence Reshapes Global Order

| December 21, 2022
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The insight that nonstate violence can reshape the global order and drive state transformation is at the heart of Mark Shirk’s new book, Making War on the World.

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