Killing Many to Save a Few? Preliminary Thoughts about Avoiding Collateral Civilian Damage by Assassination of Regime Elites
Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Date Written: July 20, 2009
The chapter in the 2009 Warbrick Festschrift looks at the issue of regime assassinations as an alternative to causing widespread civilian collateral damage. It describes a historical overview of the development of the concept of assassination and goes on to presen the results of a student questionnaire pilot study at Durham related to scenarios of assassinations.
Keywords: Assassinations, heads of state, collateral damage, necessity
JEL Classification: K10
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