Questions regarding a war on terrorism

Hypatia 18 (1):164 - 169 (2003)
: The concept of a war on terrorism creates havoc with attempts to apply rules of war. For "terrorism" is not an agent. Nor is it clear what relationship to terrorism agents must have in order to be legitimate targets. Nor is it clear what kinds of terrorism count. Would a war on terrorism in the home be a justifiable response to domestic battering? If not, do similar objections apply to a war on public terrorism?
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DOI 10.1111/j.1527-2001.2003.tb00785.x
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