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No, Just War Theory Cannot Justify the Use of Militarized Drones


Finally, humanity means the avoidance of unnecessary suffering. Both the Talmud and Qur'an have a saying that sums up this definition nicely:

If you save one life, you save the whole world. If you destroy one life, you destroy the world entire.

President Obama, drone strikes are destroying worlds—as well as the future and our credibility around the globe.  Child by child, family by family. There is no moral or religious universe where the amount of carnage brought on by drone strikes is justified. Do you really want the first African American President of the United States to be remembered as the man who executed families according to a kill list? I hope that this season of liberation and transformation awakens you to seek healing for the world, not to seek war.