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Rabbi Daniel Lapin

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President, Toward Tradition.

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THE RULES OF THE GAME: Just War Doctrine

with Rev. Robert Sirico, Rev. William McLennan, Rabbi Daniel Lapinvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Thou Shalt Not Kill—perhaps the most famous moral commandment in the western world. And yet Judeo-Christian religious leaders have also created a doctrine that can justify killing—commonly known as Just War Doctrine. What sort of military action does Just War Doctrine permit and what sort does it proscribe? Is America's campaign against terrorism a just war?