Author profile: Cathinka Lerstad

Cathinka Lerstad is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Heath, Technology and Society at Gjøvik University College, Norway. Her primary research interests include collective security and global health in an international relations and international political economy perspective.

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

Rapid Fire: Is the Ukraine Crisis the West’s Fault? Part 2

The Ukrainian crisis represents a dangerous and unpredictable situation generated by several actors. Attributing blame, as Mearsheimer does, does not promote dialogue.

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: the US Response to Rwanda

Moral Responsibility in International Relations: the US Response to Rwanda

The question we must ask ourselves is whether the complexity of considerations excuses inaction when confronted with situations of severe human rights violations.

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