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This is an abridged version of the final paper, which Simon Saradzhyan wrote in January of 2002 for Course "ISP-340. The Use of Force: Political and Moral Criteria." The course was taught in the fall of 2001 by Professor Bryan Hehir at the Divinity School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Simon Saradzhyan is a native of the Shahumyan district of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic. He graduated from the Moscow State Linguistics University in 1992 before becoming a journalist. He worked as a staff writer and deputy news editor at The Moscow Times and contributed stories to other publications, such as The Times (of London) before entering the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States. He graduated from this school with a degree of Master in Public Administration in June of 2002.