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Jihad and just war in the war on terror

Alia Brahimi

Jihad and just war in the war on terror

by Alia Brahimi

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Just war doctrine,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Jihad,
  • War on Terrorism, 2001-2009,
  • War

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-313) and index.

    StatementAlia Brahimi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsU22 .B65 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 318 p. ;
    Number of Pages318
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24838726M
    ISBN 109780199562961
    LC Control Number2010933140

    Proportionality, Just War Theory, and America’s – War Against Iraq. Joseph Betz - - Social Philosophy Today Septem Spectacles of Terror, and Media Manipulation: A Critique of Jihadist and Bush Media : Alia Brahimi. The usual Western interpretation of jihad as a ‘just war’ in the Western sense is, therefore, a misreading of this Islamic concept.” [10] To be sure, a great many Western “experts” on Islam insist that jihad is the Islamic counterpart of Just War, that it is all always defensive and in no way, shape, or form supports offensive warfare.

      The usual Western interpretation of jihad as a ‘just war’ in the Western sense is, therefore, a misreading of this Islamic concept.” [10] To be sure, a great many Western “experts” on Islam insist that jihad is the Islamic counterpart of Just War, that it is always defensive and in no way, shape, or form supports offensive warfare.   The book is a study of jihad that rejects jihad studies as a meaningful framework for analysis. It needed to be written because despite countless texts produced during the now generation-long war on terror, serious scholarly work on folks who travel and fight in other countries in the name of jihad—the people at the center of all of this.

      The Western theory of Just War finds genesis in Augustine’s deliberations on Christianity and warfare. Just War Theory sets forth standards, both jus ad bellum (rules governing if a war may be fought) and jus in bello (rules governing how a war is fought), standards which must be met if a war is to be considered just.. Christian philosophers have posed numerous notions designed to restrain Author: Russell Worth Parker. This book does a great job at explaining the historical components that have lead us to today's jihadi movement. Dr. Gorka correlates combating jihad with Truman's containment foreign policy and the George Kennan analysis of the spread of communism ideology post-World War II/5.


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These arguments are explored in the context of seven jus ad bellum criteria: just cause, right authority, right intention, goal of peace, proportionality, last resort, and reasonable hope of : Alia Brahimi. To be sure, a great many Western “experts” on Islam insist that jihad is the Islamic counterpart of Just War, that it is all always defensive and in no way, shape, or form supports offensive.

Jihad and Just War by James Turner Johnson June In Februarylong before the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, Osama bin Laden and four other leaders of radical Islamist groups in various countries issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, calling for jihad against “the crusader“Zionist alliance” in the following language.

Description. In the war on terror, both sides have taken great pains to justify their actions in moral terms. As force is employed so are sophisticated arguments which directly invoke the. Christian and Islamic Just War: Origins of Thought. Within discussing the sources of Christian just war, I want to analyze how religion has been treated by the traditions of jihad and just war.

I will begin by arguing that the just war tradition reduces the concern of religion while Islamic juristic tradition strongly asserts its importance.

Pacifism, jihad and militarism--are these the only alternatives to global injustice. Daryl Charles considers the "just war" teaching of the church throughout history, comparing it with both pacifism and jihad/militarism and addressing the unique challenges of international injustice and global terrorism.

In this study I will compare the Islamic concept of the just war, jihad, with the Western Just War theory. The focus will be on jihad, whereas the Western theory will only be described well enough to make a comparison meaningful.

As such, I wont delve too deep into. Islam and Just War Theory by Hajj Muhammad Legenhausen The Imam Khomeini Education and Research Institute, Qom, Iran 7.

Feb. ***** In this paper, it is argued that an Islamic ethics of war and peace may be interpreted to yield a just war pacifism that is analogous to that developed on the basis of Western just war theory. This paper attempts to demonstrate that the differences between the Western and Islamic traditions on the ethics of warfare run far deeper than what traditional scholarship : Joseph Spoerl.

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pages, softcover. InterVarsity. Between Pacifism and Jihad: Just War and Christian Tradition () by J. Daryl CharlesPages:   As such, jihad is 3 JIHAD, WAR, AND TERRORISM by George W. Gawrych, and also Christopher L. Izant () The Crusades and Jihad: Theological Justifications for Warfare in the Western and Islamic Just War Traditions 4 Sovereignty free actors simply refer to terrorist, militants and radicals 5 Civilian casualties is an inevitable internal.

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This book is a threat to ‘religion of peace’ propaganda that lulls the West into submission. Strike a blow for survival: buy. Since war is an undeniable reality in human life, and war in the guise of Islamic jihad [according to Islamic Shari’a law, “jihad means to war against non-Muslims”] is currently erupting in every corner of the globe, this essay will analyze whether a viable moral approach to the war against Islamic jihad exists from a military man’s.Among their topics are the obscenity of war and the imperative of the lesser evil, the Three Vows and contemporary thinking about Jewish holy war, violence in and through the text, holy terror, and Augustine.

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