What points of the just war theory did Saladin use?

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What points of the just war theory did Saladin use?

The Life of Saladin:

Born in 1137, Saladin lived in a turbulent time. The Crusader states threatened the Abbasid Caliphate with their holdings in the Levant while the Assassins also posed a threat with their acts of terrorism. Saladin conducted many military operations against both groups and successfully defeated the crusaders, removing most of the threat which they posed to the Arab world.

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While some of Saladin's military actions could be said to align with the just war theory, others certainly would not. In terms of just cause, one...

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