soldier engages in warfare, he enters a world that borders on absolute evil and
has nothing to do with everyday life. He is confronted by real issues of
conscience, the solutions to which are not to be found in military regulations.
he find answers to such questions without departing from his mission? How to
react without losing his soul or suffering irreparable psychological damage?
How to fight while respecting the people’s dignity?
more than a hundred specific real-life cases and situations, both recent and
from the past, General Royal provides clear foundation stones and reference
points to help commanders in the field find solutions to these dilemmas.
conflict situations that are humanly unacceptable and often close to unbearable,
only sound ethical principles, imprinted in the mind very early in training,
will enable military leaders to give meaning to their actions and remain at
peace with their conscience.