The normative principle I am arguing is the just war theory. The idea that violence can be justified under certain criteria. For example, ISIS is killing innocent civilians to show how they want to take control and to try to make a point that they will stop for nothing. With that being said, it is acceptable for U.S. troops to come in and help kill ISIS fighters, if it’s protecting more innocent bystanders than harming them. In this paper, I will be explaining the different criteria that is looked at in deciding what is considered just.
The first criteria is the Just Cause, stating the wa...
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