Thursday, 21 April 2011

‘Fighting evil’: Warriors Are Our Achilles’ Heel

Kings of War
A long article, but definitely worth reading. The number of prosecutions for war crimes are few and far between. Often brushed off with excuses like the "fog of war" or "self-defence", military tribunals are often reluctant to prosecute soldiers, let alone their commanders.

Postscript: a special edition of Military Review, mentioned in a comment to the blog post, focuses on ethics in combat.

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