Tag: just war

Assessing the Ethics of Intervention

| January 2014

How should we assess the ethics of intervention? The policymaker has two initial approaches, the “morality of intentions” versus the “morality of results.”

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The War on Somali Piracy

| May 2012

According to a recent BBC report, the EU has launched an attack on Somali “pirate bases.” It strikes me how little the international community’s response to piracy has been generally problematised. If anything, the biggest criticism of it has been that it has not been robust enough. There are (at least) three major problems with […]

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