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Military Ethics

What do you think is one of the major ethical questions facing the armed forces today?

Also, have you read any of the following?

Bacevich, Andew. (2008). The Limits of Power. New York: Henry Holt & Company

Hartle, A.E. (2004). Moral Issues in Military Decision Making (2nd ed.). Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas.

Hedges, Chris. (2003). War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. New York: Random House
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I think one of the major ethical questions facing the armed forces today and always will be the ethical question of war and killing. The United States has entered wars for a variety of reasons. During the civil war, supposedly the ethical questions were for us to fight for the freedom of the black slaves. But still, let's look at the actual ethical question. We I be willing to kill my fellowman for the moral good of ...

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Discusses moral issues in today's armored forces.

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