American ideals and beliefs about war are very much more vague. As we see them in American history, these ideas arise less from a serious consideration of the issues of peace and war than from other more basic American ideas on international relations.
Emerson, William R.
"American Concepts of Peace and War,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 11
, Article 2.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol11/iss5/2