March 29, 2011

Baptist Ethicist Says US in Libya Fails Just War Test

Bob Allen, Associated Baptist Press

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A Baptist ethicist said March 25 that President Obama's stated intent for U.S. military intervention in Libya lies outside parameters used for centuries to determine whether a war is morally just.

Speaking March 19 in Brazil, Obama described the cause of the U.S.-led military coalition with the declaration: "The writ of the international community must be enforced."

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