Is the IDF moral?

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Morality and ethics in the times of war are complex at the best of times. But when a national army fights a non-identified combatants in civilian territory, the issues are even more involved.

Here is an annotated edit of Professor Moshe Halbertal eloquently and concisely summing up the moral dilemmas facing the modern soldier. Immediately following it are guided questions and a study sheet on these issues.

In order to download the study sheet for print out, click here.

 

For further reading:

The Laws of War 

International Convention for the Suppression of Terrorist Bombings New York, 15 December 1997

International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism New York, 9 December 1999

War and international humanitarian law 

 

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