•Consider various methods of war such as carpet bombing, targeting of civilians or intentionally killing non-combatants,using human shields,the use of blockades, sanctions,and other means of preventing basic good from reaching the enemy civilians.When would one of these be justified or unjustified?
•Are there forms of treatment of suspected enemy combatants, such as torture, imprisonment enemy combatants, such as without trial, warrant less surveillance, etc., that should never be done? Why or why not?
• Is it justified to violate the normal rights of one’s own citizens to
ensure the safety of the country?
What kinds of virtues do persons in the military need?
What sorts of behavior might those virtues require?
What sorts of behavior would be contrary to those virtues?
Are there times when a soldier’s virtues and/or duties may conflict?
How should a soldier act in such circumstances?
Should a soldier disobey an immoral or unjust command?
What policies should the military have in place to respond to such conflicts?