Guelzo, Allen C.
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Allen Guelzo is Director of the Politics and Statesmanship Initiative in the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions, and Senior Research Scholar in the Council of Humanities, at Princeton University. He is the author of Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President (2000), Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America (2004), Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America (2008), Gettysburg: The Last Invasion (2013), and Reconstruction: A Concise History (2018).


Can War Really Be Just or Unjust?

War has the complexity of most of the human condition - so complex, indeed, that it often behaves like a force of nature, but with a human face. And that renders the question of determining the justice of a war a little like determining the justice of a tornado.

Date posted: 2019-11-28