Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, seen speaking this month on foreign policy and national defense on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., has urged an all-out war against ISIS. Columnist Andrew Fiala cautions that in order to decide that war is justified, we need a substantial amount of philosophical reflection. We need to ponder – among other things – the justice of the cause, the question of proportionality, the issue of how noncombatants will fare and the plan for post-bellum peace.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, seen speaking this month on foreign policy and national defense on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., has urged an all-out war against ISIS. Columnist Andrew Fiala cautions that in order to decide that war is justified, we need a substantial amount of philosophical reflection. We need to ponder – among other things – the justice of the cause, the question of proportionality, the issue of how noncombatants will fare and the plan for post-bellum peace. Mic Smith Associated Press
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, seen speaking this month on foreign policy and national defense on the campus of The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., has urged an all-out war against ISIS. Columnist Andrew Fiala cautions that in order to decide that war is justified, we need a substantial amount of philosophical reflection. We need to ponder – among other things – the justice of the cause, the question of proportionality, the issue of how noncombatants will fare and the plan for post-bellum peace. Mic Smith Associated Press

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