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Just War Theory. From Religious Doctrine to the International Law
With modern foreign policy relations becoming tenser, new military conflicts break out across the world. Wars are always come with unreasonable violence, human victims and mass destructions. Consequently, wars must be prevented or at least be limited. Among the variety of existing concepts of normative regulation of war, Just War theory is the most interesting thing. As a part of International Law this theory is aimed to restrict military conflicts and ways of waging them. This study is directed to consider development path of Just War theory, starting from its origin in Antiquity, Christian doctrine in Middle Ages and its synthesis with International Law in Modern history.