Terrorism and the "Just War"

Please help with the following:

1. What are the common elements of most definitions of terrorism?

2. What are the debatable criteria and why?

3. International law has established limits on warfare, referred to as the just war theory. Describe these limitations and the difference between "jus ad bellum" and "jus in bello."

4. Evaluate whether the recent war in Iraq meets the "Just War" criteria.

Solution Summary

Some common elements of most definitions of terrorism are highlighted, including a discussion of the debatable criteria and why. In reference to a just war, it also describes the limitations and the differences between "jus ad bellum" and "jus in bello" and evaluates whether the recent war in Iraq meets the "Just War" criteria.