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Ambiguity and Ambition, 1973–1981

Målfrid Braut-Hegghammer

in Unclear Physics: Why Iraq and Libya Failed to Build Nuclear Weapons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702785
eISBN:
9781501705908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702785.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter shows that as Saddam Hussein worked behind the scenes to increase his power and influence, he instructed a group of scientists to launch a nuclear power program and explore the nuclear ... More


For

Tamar Meisels

in Debating Targeted Killing: Counter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190906917
eISBN:
9780190906955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906917.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter opens the debate with Meisels’ defense of targeted killing as a legitimate and desirable defensive anti-terrorism strategy, in keeping with both just war theory and international law. ... More


Pugwash

Jonathan E. Lewis

in Spy Capitalism: ITEK and the CIA

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300091922
eISBN:
9780300129052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300091922.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the events at the Second Pugwash Conference of Nuclear Scientists. Pugwash was a peace movement with a highbrow pedigree. The first Pugwash conference, which took place in July ... More


Reply to Professor Meisels

Jeremy Waldron

in Debating Targeted Killing: Counter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190906917
eISBN:
9780190906955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906917.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Waldron’s reply focuses on several difficulties in the account given by Meisels, mostly concerning arguments raised against targeted killing to which a proper response has not been given. The first ... More


Reply to Professor Waldron

Tamar Meisels

in Debating Targeted Killing: Counter-Terrorism or Extrajudicial Execution?

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190906917
eISBN:
9780190906955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906917.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The volume concludes with an exchange between the authors, directly engaging with the others’ respective argument. In this penultimate chapter, Meisels briefly responds and replies to the arguments ... More


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