Chapter 5. Terrorism, War and States of Emergency

  1. Seumas Miller

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302837.ch5

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy

How to Cite

Miller, S. (2008) Terrorism, War and States of Emergency, in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302837.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 2008

Book Series:

  1. Blackwell Public Philosophy

Book Series Editors:

  1. Michael Boylan

Series Editor Information

  1. Marymount University, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139427

Online ISBN: 9781444302837

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Keywords:

  • terrorism, war and states of emergency;
  • terrorist attacks, disasters and states of emergency;
  • terrorism, internal armed struggles and theatres of war;
  • targeted killing of terrorists;
  • targeted killings and problem of dirty hands;
  • US–Al-Qaeda–Taliban war in Afghanistan;
  • fundamental moral principles and human rights honoured

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terrorist Attacks, Disasters and States of Emergency

  • Terrorism, Internal Armed Struggles and Theatres of War

  • Targeted Killings

  • Targeted Killings and the Problem of Dirty Hands

  • Conclusion