This book elucidates the great just war traditions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, evaluating the key events of the war in light of the religious rhetoric. It is fascinating for scholars and laypersons coming to this subject from almost any area of interest.
1. An Introduction to Just War Ethics 2. War Chronicle: The Ethics of the War over Kuwait 3. War Ethics in Israel: Biblical and Modern Perspectives 4. Islam, Jihad, and Iraq's Holy War 5. Christian Traditions of Pacifism and Just War 6. Secular Just War Theory 7. Justice, Peace, and the Future of War