The Inside Scoop
In Support of Ukraine
By Craig Waddell
It’s hard to keep up, day to day, with the atrocities that Russian President Vladimir Putin is committing in Ukraine. He has violated internationally recognized tenets of both Just War Theory (Jus ad Bellem – the justification for war) and the Laws of War (Jus in Bello – just conduct in war).
Just War Theory
According to Just War Theory, to be justified, a war must meet the following criteria:
Comparative justice: The injustice suffered by one party must significantly outweigh that suffered by the other.