Just War on Terror?: A Christian and Muslim Response 1409408078, 9781409408079

Following the 9/11 attacks by Al-Qa'ida, President Bush declared war on terror. In the succeeding years, Western go

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Just War on Terror?: A Christian and Muslim Response
 1409408078, 9781409408079

Table of contents :
Cover
Contents
Notes On Contributors
Foreword
1 Introduction: A Clash of Civilisations?
PART ONE The Role of Religion in Shaping Terrorism and the Responses to it
2 Terrorism and Islamic Theologies of Religiously-Sanctioned War
3 Challenging Al-Qa'ida's Justification of Terror
4 Challenging the Political Theology of America’s ‘War on Terror’
PART TWO Responding to the Terrorist Threat
5 Philip Bobbitt’s Terror and Consent: a Brief Critique
6 Just War and State Sovereignty
7 Terror and Pre-Emption – Can Military Pre-Emption ever be Just?
8 How Much of Our Liberties and Privacy do We Need to Give Up for Public Security?
PART THREE New Ways to Counter the Threat
9 Just Wars, Just Outcomes – Reconciling Just Outcomes in Military Intervention
10 ‘Eating Soup with a Knife’ –Counterinsurgency and Just War.
11 Going Off the Reservation into the Sanctuary–Cross-Border Counter-Terrorist Operations
12 Countering the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism
PART FOUR Afterword: Concluding Reflections
13 A Re-emphasis more than a Reply
14 Countering Terrorism Justly – Reflections Nine Years After 9/11
Bibliography
Index

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