Discussing the Legality and Ethics of the Killing of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani and California’s Strained Quality of Life in Spite of a Booming Economy

On this weekend’s episode of JustLove, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan talks about just war and the ethics behind the killing of General Suleimani. He also talks about California’s quality of life.

Prof. Karen Greenberg, Ph.D. is the Director of The Center on National Security of Fordham University School of Law over in Lincoln Center. Prof. Greenberg talks about her perspective on the legality of the actions of the Administration in ordering the drone attack that took the life of Iranian General Qassim Suleimani. Prof. Greenberg gives her thoughts on the ethics that underlie the decision to strike at Suleimani and the aftermath of that strike, particularly as is outlined in her New York Times Op-Ed on the subject from this past Monday, January 6th: “Killing Qassim Suleimani was Illegal. And Predictable.”

Jim Newton is a Lecturer on Public Policy for the Luskin School of Public Affairs of UCLA and Editor in Chief of UCLA’s Blueprint Magazine. During this week when many state governments across the country are taking stock of the “State of their State”, Jim talks to us about how despite the booming economy, the “Golden State” is experiencing a strained quality of life – particularly in the areas of affordable housing and homelessness.

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