Just War Theory - Criteria of Just War Theory

Criteria of Just War Theory

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Just War Theory has two sets of criteria. The first establishing jus ad bellum, the right to go to war; the second establishing jus in bello, right conduct within war.

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Criteria of Just War Theory - Jus in Bello
... Once war has begun, just war theory (Jus in bello) also directs how combatants are to act or should act Distinction Just war conduct should be governed by the principle of distinction ... The acts of war should be directed towards enemy combatants, and not towards non-combatants caught in circumstances they did not create ... Proportionality Just war conduct should be governed by the principle of proportionality ...

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