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Killing civilians

Hugo Slim

Killing civilians

method, madness, and morality in war

by Hugo Slim

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civilian war casualties,
  • Military ethics,
  • Civil-military relations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHugo Slim.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU21.2 .S595 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18498533M
    ISBN 109780231700368
    LC Control Number2007048042

    2. Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky, Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media (New York: Pantheon Books, , ), 3. The Vietnamese government reported 2 million civilians killed in the north and 2 million civilians killed in the south for a total of 4 million civilians killed. Soliders don't kill civilians indiscriminately because it makes it's a militarily bad thing to do. Human beings don't normally kill other human beings, and to convince a soldier to fight and to convince a society to allow their sons to kill and.

      First, we know that not all killing in wartime is a sin because there have been times when God Himself commanded battles to be fought. God told the ancient Israelites to possess the Promised Land; in fact, just before the conquest, the Lord appeared to Joshua as “commander of the army of the Lord”—a man of war (Joshua ).   According to investigators and legal documents, discussion of killing Afghan civilians began after the arrival of Staff Sergeant Calvin Gibbs at forward operating base Ramrod last November.

    The unintended deaths of civilians in war are too often dismissed as unavoidable, inevitable, and accidental. And despite the best efforts of the U.S. to avoid them, civilian casualties in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan have been a regular feature of the United States' wars after 9/ In Accountability for Killing, Neta C. Crawford focuses on the causes of these many episodes of foreseeable.   More than civilians have been killed in these strikes since they began in , mainly in Yemen and Pakistan, according to estimates from the New America Foundation. Marilyn Young, an editor of the book, “Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History,” notes that drones introduce a new advantage to the long history of civilian.


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Throughout its pages, Killing Civilians argues for a morality of limited warfare in which tolerance, mercy and restraint are used to draw boundaries to violence.

At the heart of the book are important new frameworks for understanding patterns of civilian suffering, ideologies of violence and strategies for promoting the protection of by:   Hugo Slim's Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War is a thought-provoking book which tackles the issue of civilian mistreatment during war.

Hugo Slim's Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War is a thought-provoking book which tackles the issue /5.

In meetings or on mobile phones, political and military leaders decide that Killing civilians book are appropriate or inevitable targets. Killing Civilians - Hugo Slim - Oxford University Press This is a book about how civilians suffer in war and why people decide that they should. Killing Civilians  argues for a morality of limited warfare in which tolerance, mercy and restraint are used to draw boundaries to violence.

At the heart of the book are important new frameworks for understanding patterns of civilian suffering, ideologies of violence and strategies for promoting the protection of civilians. Killing Civilians: Method, Madness, and Morality in War.

When civilians suffer in war, it is often a deliberate act. Massacres, rape, displacement, famine, and disease are the strategic decisions of political and military leaders who make civilians their targets in order to gain the upper hand in battle.

Killing Civilians in Civil War: The Rationale of Indiscriminate Violence Jürgen Brandsch. ISBN: $ $ ISBN: $ $ / pages/LC: Special price for a limited time only. A FirstForumPress Book. One study published by the US government in the late found that one in eleven US soldiers committed "an act of abusive violence, such as torturing prisoners, raping civilians, or mutilating a corpse", and one-third of all soldiers said they witnessed such by: Throughout its pages, Killing Civilians argues for a morality of limited warfare in which tolerance, mercy and restraint are used to draw boundaries to violence.

At the heart of the book are important new frameworks for understanding patterns of civilian suffering, ideologies of violence and strategies for promoting the protection of civilians/5(7). Killing Civilians: Method, Madness and Morality in War Hugo Slim A review essay by Dr Hugh Smith This is an important book.

Hugo Slim, a former academic and humanitarian aid worker in Africa and the Middle East, analyses the apparently simple idea that ‘there are certain groups of people who should be protected from the killing.

Robert Bales The Kandahar massacre, more precisely identified as the Panjwai massacre, occurred in the early hours of 11 Marchwhen United States Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales murdered sixteen civilians and wounded six others in the Panjwayi District of Kandahar Province, : 11 MarchAFT (UTC+).

Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a large scale in war.

Does morality become more permissive in a state of war. Jeff McMahan argues that conditions in war make no difference to what morality permits and the justifications for killing people are the same in war as they are in other 4/5(1).

As one of the stories mentioned, a U.S. bomb exploded on a Vietnamese structure and killed five generations in one family. These stories by innocent civilians are so goddam : Mike Hastie. The Dangerous Logic Used to Justify Killing Civilians A supporter of Israel's campaign in Gaza evades a longstanding taboo, using logic uncomfortably close to.

Killing Civilians is the result of three years work which has included research visits to war zones in Liberia, Northern Uganda, Israel and Palestine. The Canadian Government and HD Centre funded this work and are also intent on supporting lecture tours and wider dissemination of the book/5(46).

The Laws of War & Killing Civilians. The current conflict between Israel and the Palestinian group Hamas has led to numerous claims that both sides have violated the laws of war. Civilian casualties are inevitable in war; the question is when are they acceptable.

It is hard for a country like ours to talk about our brave young Soldiers and Marines killing unarmed civilians. We hold our troops up to such a high standard, many Americans refuse to believe that they could do anything wrong. Americans believe the myth that our military is somehow different than every other army in history.

Part of that myth has been produced by Hollywood, with movies where. "Using detailed historical and contemporary examples, Killing Civilians looks at the many ways in which civilians suffer in wars and analyses the main anti-civilian ideologies which insist upon such suffering.

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Free shipping for many products. A notorious military operation called Speedy Express killed thousands of Vietnamese civilians in the Mekong Delta, earning the commander of.

A new book on the presidential campaign claims that President Barack Obama told aides that he is "really good at killing people." According to Mark Halperin and John Heilemann, the authors of Double Down: Game ChangeObama made the comment while discussing drone strikes last : Mollie Reilly.

In his new book, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, Turse argues that the intentional killing of civilians was quite common in a war that claimed 2 million civilian .The Haditha massacre (also called the Haditha killings or the Haditha incident) was a series of killings on Novemin which a group of United States Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians.

The killings occurred in Haditha, a city in Iraq 's western province of Al on: Haditha, Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The charred, mutilated bodies of women, children and babies are all civilians who perished during the allies' bombing campaign against Germany's cities.

In .