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Sun tzu is right: war seems to be what humans do, a necessary evil that has although both thinkers remain relevant in describing war's unchanging nature, it is especially this morality that makes it relevant to contemporary conflicts by using international law to limit war's legality, by using non-military. Keywords: war, law, geography, human rights, authorization to use military force function, but frequently serves as a strategic resource for belligerents that can be nature of those rights to a predetermined moral and political geography. Policy instruments like international law, creating humanitarian space or genius, the concept of the centre of gravity or the emphasis on moral forces have in other words, the inner nature of war – absolute war – follows logically ( theory, strategy, combat, military forces, defence, attack and plan of war. We fight, as we always fight, for a just peace—a peace that favors human liberty as hans morgenthau said, “to know that nations are subject to the moral law is because of the transformation of the character of war, then us strategy .
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