Posts Tagged: Responsibility To Protect
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
Once again, R2P — responsibility to protect — is being used as a pretext for attacking Syria.
The neoconservatives and liberal interventionists were discredited long ago, but the United States still has an obligation to help solve the Syrian crisis.
Humanitarian intervention and pre-emptive military strikes go together like a horse and carriage.
The case can be made that the United States needs humanitarian intervention to decrease gun violence by citizens against citizens.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
Gareth Evans felt a Responsibility to Protect his checkered record.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning for the Obama administration, advises bypassing the U.N. Security Council and intervening in Syria.
Libya is not a convincing precedent for intervening in Syria by arming opposition groups.