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War in Iraq: A Moral Debate

There's an underlying question as the Bush administration confronts Saddam Hussein and Iraq: What is the moral basis for this or any war? NPR's Scott Simon talks with two theologians: Shaun Casey, who teaches Christian Ethics at the Wesley Theological Seminary, and George Weigel, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.