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NCFL 2013: Essay on Just Societies and War Initiation

Resolved:  Just societies should never deliberately initiate war. Introduction and Definitions In this essay, I will review the main definitions in the resolution, identify some of the main Affirmative and Negative arguments that stem from the resolution, and offer some strategic suggestions for both sides based on the arguments that stem from the resolution. Just societies. Generally speaking, “just societies” are societies that are “fair” and “right.”  The fairness and

Bibliography: Just Societies and War Initiation

Resolved: Just societies should never deliberately initiate war.   General Arend, A.C. (2003). International Law and the Preemptive Use of Military Force. www.cfr.org/content/publications/attachments/…/03spring_arend.pdf‎ Oscar Schachter, The Right of States to Use Armed Force, 82 MICH. L. REV. 1620, 1634-36 (1984). http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/1288499?uid=3739888&uid=2&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21102276116917 Trumball, Charles. (2012). The Basis of Unit Self-Defense and the Implications for Use of Force. Duke Journal of International & Comparative Law. http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1384&context=djcil M. Baker, ‘Terrorism and the Inherent