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  1. Thomas E. Doyle (2013). Liberal Democracy and Nuclear Despotism: Two Ethical Foreign Policy Dilemmas. Ethics and Global Politics 6 (3):155-174.
    This article advances a critical analysis of John Rawls’s justification of liberal democratic nuclear deterrence in the post-Cold War era as found in The Law of Peoples. Rawls’s justification overlooked how nuclear-armed liberal democracies are ensnared in two intransigent ethical dilemmas: one in which the mandate to secure liberal constitutionalism requires both the preservation and violation of important constitutional provisions in domestic affairs, and the other in which this same mandate requires both the preservation and violation of the liberal commitment (...)
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  2. Thomas E. Doyle (2011). Ethics, Nuclear Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorist Nuclear Reprisals – a Response to John Mark Mattox's 'Nuclear Terrorism: The Other Extreme of Irregular Warfare'. Journal of Military Ethics 10 (4):296-308.
    Abstract This paper critically examines John Mark Mattox's view of the nature of the moral appropriateness of particular response options. By so doing, I aim to engage the wider readership in a debate, which I hope leads to greater clarity and precision of thinking on these topics. After summarizing Mattox's view, I argue first that in order for Mattox's ultimate conclusion to hold in moral terms, he must abandon the argument on the permissibility of nuclear reprisal to re-establish nuclear deterrence (...)
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  3. Thomas E. Doyle (2010). Reviving Nuclear Ethics: A Renewed Research Agenda for the Twenty-First Century. Ethics and International Affairs 24 (3):287-308.
    Since the end of the Cold War, international ethicists have focused largely on issues outside the traditional scope of security studies. The nuclear ethics literature needs to be revived and reoriented to address the new and evolving 21st century nuclear threats and policy responses.
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  4. John Kelsay, Sujatha Byravan, Sudhir Chella Rajan, Damning Souls, Toni Erskine, Thomas E. Doyle, Anne Schwenkenbecher, On Amartya Sen, Chris Brown & Rekha Nath (2010). Carnegie Council. Ethics and International Affairs 24.
     
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