How Do I Save My Honor?: War, Moral Integrity, and Principled Resignation

How Do I Save My Honor?: War, Moral Integrity, and Principled Resignation

William F. Felice


How Do I keep My Honor? is a robust exploration of person ethical accountability in a time of struggle. while humans come to a decision that the activities in their govt have violated simple norms of ethics and justice, what are they to do? Are there levels of ethical accountability that public officers, squaddies, and personal voters undergo for unethical activities in their leaders and govt? William F. Felice considers those vital moral questions throughout the compelling tales of people within the U.S. and British govt and army who struggled to guard their ethical integrity through the Iraq warfare and career. a few got here to the tricky end that resignation from their submit was once essential to hold their accountability to the reality and to uphold their honor. Others determined to paintings from inside of to attempt to right what they perceived as inaccurate rules. interpreting the struggles of those modern women and men, in addition to of old figures dealing with related dilemmas, William Felice weighs the profound problems of overcoming the serious pressures of erroneous loyalty, patriotism, and groupthink that predominate in the course of struggle.

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