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Author Felice, William F., 1950-

Title How do I save my honor? : war, moral integrity, and principled resignation / William F. Felice
Published Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 223 pages)
Contents Introduction -- The moral obligations of civil servants and soldiers -- Ethical theory and war -- Staying-in : Colin Powell and Wayne White -- Getting-out : Brady Kiesling, John Brown, and Ann Wright -- The ethical soldier : Ehren Watada and Aidan Delgado -- Britain : resignations from the Blair government -- Individual moral responsibility in a time of war
Summary How Do I Save My Honor? is a powerful exploration of individual moral responsibility in a time of war. When people decide that the actions of their government have violated basic norms of ethics and justice, what are they to do? Are there degrees ofmoral responsibility that public officials, soldiers, and private citizens bear for unethical actions of their leaders and government? William F. Felice considers these central ethical questions through the compelling stories of individuals in the U.S. and British government and military who struggled to protect their moral integrity during the Iraq
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-216) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Civil service -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Civil service -- United States -- Biography.
Integrity -- Case studies.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Military ethics -- Case studies.
Responsibility -- Case studies.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Soldiers -- United States -- Biography.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Biography.
Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0742566684 (electronic bk.)
9780742566682 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)