Spring 2008 (Issue 22.1)

TABLE  OF CONTENTS

This issue features a special report on the proposed U.S. missile defenses in Europe by Philip Coyle and Victoria Samson; Mathias Risse on the morality of immigration; Alison M.S. Watson on how children are ignored in peace negotiations; Richard B. Miller on justifications of the Iraq War; William Smith and James Brassett on perspectives on deliberation and global governance; and Whitley Kaufman on torture and the “distributive theory” of self-defense.

 

SPECIAL REPORT

Missile Defense Malfunction: Why the Proposed U.S. Missile Defenses in Europe Will Not Work [Full Text]
Philip Coyle and Victoria Samson

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES

Response to “Missile Defense Malfunction”: Setting the Record Straight [Full Text]
Lt. Gen. Henry A. Obering III

On U.S. Plans to Deploy ABM Systems in Europe and Possible Compromise Solutions [Full Text]
Petr B. Romashkin and Pavel S. Zolotarev

ESSAYS

On the Morality of Immigration
Mathias Risse

Can There Be a “Kindered” Peace?
Alison M. S. Watson

FEATURES

Justifications of the Iraq War Examined
Richard B. Miller

Deliberation and Global Governance: Liberal, Cosmopolitan, and Critical Perspectives
William Smith and James Brassett

Torture and the “Distributive Justice” Theory of Self-Defense: An Assessment
Whitley Kaufman

ONLINE EXCLUSIVES

Response to Whitley Kaufman: The Distributive Justice Theory of Self-Defense [Full Text]
Re’em Segev

Torture Can Be Self-Defense: A Critique of Whitley Kaufman [Full Text]
Uwe Steinhoff

BOOK REVIEWS [Full Text]

The Clash Within: Religion, Violence, and India’s Future
Martha Nussbaum
Review by Peter Van Der Veer

Inventing Human Rights: A History
Lynn Hunt
Review by Bronwyn Leebaw

Planet of Slums
Mike Davis
Review by Ron Kassimir

Development as a Human Right: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions
Edited by Bard A. Andreassen and Stephen P. Marks
Review by Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

BRIEFLY NOTED

Briefly Noted