This book examines the justifications of the use of armed force and their limits, as well as the law of war. It is a moral enquiry and adopts an interdisciplinary approach. The divergence between legality and morality, and its significance, is one of the underlying themes of the book.
1. Morality and International Law 2. The 1907 Hague Conventions 3. The Justification of War 4. Strategic Air War 5. Little Wars 6. Nuclear War and Nuclear Deterrence