November 2004

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Muir S.  Fairchild Research Information Center
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Internet Resources

Air War College - Leadership, Ethics, & Command Central
Gateway to Internet Resources on Values and Ethics

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions
Website by the Illinois Institute of Technology, provides links to other ethics centers and resources.

Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions

Website by the Illinois Institute of Technology, provides links to Government and Military resources on Codes of Ethics.

Center for Study of Professional and Military Ethics
Site sponsored by the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD.   Contains publications and articles on Professional and Military Ethics.

Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics

"The Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics (JSCOPE) is an organization of military professionals, academics and others formed to discuss ethical issues relevant to the military. The Conference meets each year in late January in Washington, D.C., to present and discuss academic papers."

National Institute of Military Justice
Includes general publications, current cases, research tools and news articles.


Barone, Michael.  Hard America, Soft America:  Competition vs. Coddling and the Battle for the Nation's Future.  New York, Crown Forum, 2004.  188p.
Book call no.:  361.610973  B265h

Callahan, David.  The Cheating Culture:  Why More Americans Are Doing Wrong to Get Ahead.  Orlando, FL, Harcourt, 2004.  353p.
Book call no.:  174  C156c 

Christopher, Paul.  The Ethics of War and Peace:  An Introduction to Legal and Moral Issues.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004.  278p.
Book call no.:  172.42  C556e  2004

Ciulla, Joanne B.  Ethics, the Heart of Leadership.  Westport, CT, Praeger, 2004.  205p.
Book call no.:  174.4  E842  2004

Cook, Martin L.  The Moral Warrior:  Ethics and Service in the U.S. Military.  Albany, NY, State University of New York Press, 2004.  174p.
Book call no.:  172.42  C771m

Cornell, Drucilla.  Defending Ideals:  War, Democracy, and Political Struggles.  New York, Routledge, 2004.  157p.
Book call no.:  320  C814d

Ficarrotta, J. Carl.  The Leader's Imperative:  Ethics, Integrity, and Responsibility.  West Lafayette, IN, Purdue University Press, 2001.  313p.
Book call no.:  355.33041  L4345

Fuller, Timothy.  Leading and Leadership.  Notre Dame, IN, University of Notre Dame Press, 2000.  250p.
Book call no.:  303.34  L4347

Gibney, Mark.  Five Uneasy Pieces:  American Ethics in a Globalized  World.  Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield, 2005.  203p.
Book call no.:  172.4  G447f

Hartle, Anthony E.  Moral Issues in Military Decision Making.  Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas, 2004.  271p.
Book call no.:  172.42  H331m  2004

Hunter, James C.  The World's Most Powerful Leadership Principle:  How to Become a Servant Leader.  New York, Crown Business, 2004.  224p.
Book call no.:  658.4092  H945w

Ignatieff, Michael.  The Lesser Evil:  Political Ethics in an Age of Terror.  Princeton, NJ  Princeton University Press, 2004.  212p.
Book call no.:  172  I24L

Johnson, Craig E.  Meeting the Ethical Challenges of Leadership:  Casting Light or Shadow.  Thousand Oaks, CA Sage, 2001.  260p.
Book call no.:  303.34  J66m

Keating, Thomas F.  and Andy W. Knight.  Building Sustainable Peace.  New York, NY, United Nations University Press, 2004.  439p.
Book call no.:  327.172  B932

Kessler, Ronald.  A Matter of Character:  Inside the White House of George W. Bush.  New York, Sentinel, 2004.  306p.
Book call no.:  973.931092  K42m

Lang, Anthony F., Albert C. Pierce and Joel H. Rosenthal.  Ethics and the Future of Conflict:  Lessons from the 1990s.  Upper Saddle River, NJ, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2004.  192p.
Book call no.:  172.42  E843

Mileham, Patrick.  Military Ethics for the Expeditionary Era.  London, Royal Institute of International Affairs; Washington, DC, Distributed by the Brookings Institution, 2001.  106p.
Book call no.:  174.9355  M644

Singer, Peter.  The President of Good & Evil:  The Ethics of George W. Bush.  New York, Dutton, 2004.  280p.
Book call no.:  973.931092  S617p

Wakin, Malham M.  Integrity First:  Reflections of a Military Philosopher.  Lanham, MD, Lexington Books, 2000.  183p.
Book call no.:  172.42  W149i

Walzer, Michael.  Arguing about War.  New Haven, Yale University Press, 2004.  208p.
Book call no.:  172.42  W242a

Wellman, David J.  Sustainable Diplomacy:  Ecology, Religion, and Ethics in Muslim-Christian Relations.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  250p.
Book call no.:  327  W452s



Some of the documents cited in this section are student papers written to fulfill PME school requirements.

Howell, Abigail S.  Operational Ethics in Coalition Warfare:  Whose Ethics Will Prevail?  a Philosophical / Theological Conundrum.  Newport, RI, Naval War College, 2002. 
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  41662  H859o

Johnson, Ronald D.  Leadership.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2003.  22p.
Also available online at:
Doc call no.:  M-U  39080-537  J683L

Kay, Ronald E.  Strategic Leadership:  It Doesn't Take a Bully.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 1998.  29p.
Doc. call no.:  M-U 39080-537  K23s

Keithley, Blair A.  Dimensions of Professional Ethics for the Modern United States Military.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School, 2002.  83p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  42525  K28d

Kersh, Kevin G.  Fired Up by Commitment, Example, and Values:  How High-Performance Organizations Develop Leadership.  Monterey, CA, Naval Postgraduate School; Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University, 2002.  64p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  42252-91  K41f

Sando, Donald M.  Band of Brothers:  Warrior Ethos, Unit Effectiveness and the Role of Initial Entry Training.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  20p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  39080-537  S218b

Stafford, Charles A.  Building on the Vision.  Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 2004.  26p.
Also available online at:
Doc. call no.:  M-U  39080-537  S779b


Cook, Martin L.  The Proper Role of Professional Military Advice in Contemporary Uses of Force.  Parameters  32:21-33 Winter 2002-2003.
Also available online at:

Da Rocha, Alexandre S.  The Ethical Problem in Pluralistic Societies and Dr. Toner's "Mistakes".  Aerospace Power Journal  15:81-94 Spring 2001.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=4287571

Foster, Gregory D.  Civil-Military Gap:  What are the Ethics?  U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings  126:82-84 April 2000.

Franke, Volker C. and Lindy Heinecken.   Adjusting to Peace:  Military Values in a Cross-National Comparison.  Armed Forces & Society  27:567-595 Summer 2001.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=5369611

Gentry, John A.  Military Leadership and the Emperor's new Clothes.  National Security Studies Quarterly  6:59-71 Spring 2000. 

Ignatieff, Michael.  Ethics and the New War:  Delivered by Dr. Ignatieff at Royal Military College, 25 Oct 2001.  Canadian Military Journal  2:5-10 Winter 2001-2002.
Also available online at:

Kilner, Peter.  Military Leaders' Obligation to Justify Killing in War.  Military Review  82:24-31 March-April 2002.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=6746543

Neill, Donald A.  Ethics and the Military Corporation  Canadian Military Journal  1:27-40 Spring 2000.
Also available online at:

Pfaff, Charles A.  Officership:  Character, Leadership, and Ethical Decisionmaking.  Military Review  83:66-71 March-April 2003.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=10067115

Tarcza, Kenneth.  The Army Values Challenge  Military Review  81:77-83 January-February 2001.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=4133772

Toner, James H.  Military Or Ethics.  Air & Space Power Journal  17:79-86 Summer 2003.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=10175880

Wisyanski, David D.  Restoring Duty and Honor to the Officer Corps.  Military Review  82:33-37 July-August 2002.
Also available online at:,ip,url,uid&db=aph&an=7513869

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