Online Debate: Can War Ever Be Justified? Mark Welton vs. David Swanson

Start: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 3:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

End: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

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Can war ever be justified? Join us for this thought-provoking debate with Mark Welton and David Swanson.

Dr. Mark Welton is Professor Emeritus at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is an expert in International and Comparative (U.S., European, and Islamic) Law, Jurisprudence and Legal Theory, and Constitutional Law. He has authored chapters and articles on Islamic law, European Union law, international law, and the rule of law. He was Past Deputy Legal Advisor, United States European Command; Chief, International Law Division, U.S. Army Europe.

David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is a Co-Founder and Executive Director of World BEYOND War and campaign coordinator for Swanson’s books include Leaving WWII Behind, Twenty Dictators Currently Supported by the U.S., War Is A Lie and When the World Outlawed War. He blogs at and He hosts Talk World Radio. He is a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee and was awarded the 2018 Peace Prize by the U.S. Peace Memorial Foundation.

This debate is co-sponsored by World BEYOND War Central Florida and Veterans For Peace Chapter 136 The Villages, FL.

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