Ethics and National Security

This graduate seminar focuses on appreciating the ethical quandaries confronting principals who make decisions on national security policy. Students practice articulating foreign policy arguments, paying attention to the political, ethical, and social scientific aspects of those arguments. Issues covered include just war, humanitarian intervention, counterintelligence, counterterrorism, immigration, economic sanctions, foreign aid, and distributive justice.

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Luke N. Condra

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Category C: Cultural Antagonisms and Cultural Crises

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