Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Justice and War
It is impossible to discuss questions of justice today without mentioning the civil war in Syria. The current debates surrounding Western intervention in Syria sound eerily like the debates for war in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago and those conflicts are still ongoing. It would seem that few people equate war with peace. Given the overwhelming opposition to war, can there ever be such a thing as a "just"war?