Professor Jessica Wolfendale-“Why all Civilian Lives Matter Equally, According to a Military Ethicist”

Some commentators have criticized Israel for causing what is claimed to be disproportionate harm to civilians in its military response to Hamas’ Oct. 7, 2023, attack. Others have defended Israel’s actions, claiming that such force – and the risk to civilians involved – is necessary to eliminate Hamas, which some Israelis believe poses an existential threat to Israel. As of Nov....

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