Ethics in International Affairs brings together an international and interdisciplinary cast of scholars to address the major issues in international ethics. Touching on theoretical debates and examining engaging case studies, this volume looks at issues of morality and international affairs, just war theory, terrorism, political violence, humanitarian intervention, and global distributive justice. Cases include the Persian Gulf War; the use of chemical weapons in Vietnam; terrorism in Northern Ireland and the Middle East; intervention in civil conflicts in Africa; GermanyOs recognition of Slovenia and Croatia; the moral duties of multinationals; and the fate of the New International Economic Order.
Andrew Valls is assistant professor of political science at Morehouse College.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Does Morality Apply to International Affairs? Chapter 4 Morality and The National Interest Part 5 Just War Theory Chapter 6 Reactions to War: Pacifism, Realism, and Just War Theory Chapter 7 Just War in the Persian Gulf? Chapter 8 The Just War Tradition and the Use of Nonlethal Chemical Weapons during the Vietnam War Part 9 Terrorism and Political Violence Chapter 10 Can Terrorism Be Justified? Chapter 11 The Ethics of IRA Terrorism Chapter 12 Terrorism in the Arab-Israeli Conflict Part 13 Humanitarian Intervention Chapter 14 Humanitarian Intervention and State Sovereignty Chapter 15 Humanitarian Intervention in Civil Wars in Africa Chapter 16 German and U.S. Intervention Against Yugoslav Sovereignty Part 17 Global Justice Chapter 18 Global Distributive Justice Chapter 19 The Ethical Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations: The Case of the North American Aluminum Companies in Jamaica Chapter 20 Whatever Happened to the New International Economic Order? Chapter 21 References Chapter 22 Index Chapter 23 About the Contributors