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The Miniature Guide to Understanding the Foundations of Ethical Reasoning

Military ethics
See also: Geneva Conventions and Nuremberg Principles
Military ethics are concerned with questions regarding the application of force and the ethos of the soldier and are often understood as applied professional ethics.[73] Just war theory is generally seen to set the background terms of military ethics. However individual countries and traditions have different fields of attention.[74]

Military ethics involves multiple subareas, including the following among others:

what, if any, should be the laws of war.
justification for the initiation of military force.
decisions about who may be targeted in warfare.
decisions on choice of weaponry, and what collateral effects such weaponry may have.
standards for handling military prisoners.
methods of dealing with violations of the laws of war.
Political ethics
Main article: Political ethics
Political ethics (also known as political morality or public ethics) is the practice of making moral judgements about political action and political agents.[75]

Public sector ethics
Main article: Public sector ethics
Public sector ethics is a set of principles that guide public officials in their service to their constituents, including their decision-making on behalf of their constituents. Fundamental to the concept of public sector ethics is the notion that decisions and actions are based on what best serves the public’s interests, as opposed to the official’s personal interests (including financial interests) or self-serving political interests.[76]