Pandemic Politics: Why the US police should read ‘just war’ theory

Lauren Sukin and Kaitlyn Robinson

The California Army National Guard has supported humanitarian assistance to food banks during the COVID-19 crisis, demonstrating the key role of the military in the US response to the pandemic. Image credit: The National Guard via Flickr.

In August, International Affairs has teamed up with the Future Strategy Forum for the ‘Pandemic Politics’ series on US politics and the COVID-19 pandemic. International Affairs’ 50:50 in 2020 initiative is partnering with the FSF to support its mission of amplifying the expertise of women and




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