Communist uprising - retaliation?


#1

If there is a Communist uprising in a democratic country, do other countries have an obligation to curb it?
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EDIT: To clarify, I’m talking about when a Communist uprising threatens to OVERTHROW the existing democratic government.


#2

Without more details, I’d say, no.


#3

Suppressing all forms of Marxism should be an obligation.


#7

It’s how we ended up in Vietnam, a debacle the US is still paying for

Jim


#9

No, they don’t have an obligation to intervene in another country’s home affairs, and the requirements for a just war would most certainly not be met. We should be wary of such actions; at their core can lie Imperialism.


#10

It is Pope Francis. The Vicar of Christ, the head of Catholic Church on earth to whom we should assent to.


#11

Flowery titles aside, you do realise this is not actually Catholic teaching?


#12

It depends what you mean by “curb”.

It also depends on whether the democratic government of that country has requested outside help in curbing the uprising.


#13

Corrected! Thank you! Lazy typing on the phone.


#14

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