On the problem of dehumanising rhetoric in war – A Christian theological perspective

This article was initially published on my discontinued blog ‘Just Peace and War’ on 17/01/2018. A few editorial changes were made for republishing it on this website. Dehumanising rhetoric in the context of war is nothing new. Therefore, the recent statement by U.S. Army Command Sergeant Major John Wayne Troxell that the Joint Force fighting … Continue reading On the problem of dehumanising rhetoric in war – A Christian theological perspective

Risks of moral exploitation of soldiers through unrealistic recruitment campaigns

This article was initially published on my discontinued blog ‘Just Peace and War’ on 05/11/2017 and in a slightly edited version on http://www.sicherheitspolitik-blog.de on 16/11/2017. For republishing it on this website some further editorial changes were made. Not unlike the recent report Filling the ranks on the recruitment problems of the British Army shows for the … Continue reading Risks of moral exploitation of soldiers through unrealistic recruitment campaigns