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Military Related Websites
U. S. Department of Defense
The mission of the Department of Defense is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country. The department's headquarters is at the Pentagon.
U. S. Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face.
U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
National Military Family Association
Nonprofit advocacy group that seeks to improve the quality of military family life.
U.S. Army Center of Military History
The Center Of Military History (CMH), which reports to the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, is responsible for the appropriate use of history throughout the United States Army. Traditionally, this mission has meant recording the official history of the Army in both peace and war, while advising the Army Staff on historical matters.
Avalon Project: Documents on terrorism
The Avalon Project at the Yale Law School has set up this page to help those wishing to locate and access primary texts related to terrorism in general.
U.S. National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper.
The just war theory is a largely Christian philosophy that attempts to reconcile three things:
taking human life is seriously wrong
states have a duty to defend their citizens, and defend justice
protecting innocent human life and defending important moral values sometimes requires willingness to use force and violence