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Flat White

Can war be just?

2 May 2018

6:30 PM

2 May 2018

6:30 PM

The recent furore over the use of “death iconography” by the current Chief of Army raises important questions as to the moral legitimacy of our nation’s military. And what we need is an informed and intelligent re-application of the Just War framework to engaging in armed conflict.  Jane Marwick, a Perth journalist, drew attention to this in a recent article based on an interview with Andrew Hastie, the Federal Liberal Member for Canning and former SAS captain:

‘What Lt-Gen.

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