Post Tagged with: "humanitarian intervention"

Protecting People

Protecting People

The world is more likely to respond to human protection crises today than it once was, but as Syria shows we are nowhere close to solving the problem of human insecurity.

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

The English School and Humanitarian Intervention

Pragmatic humanitarian intervention is an attempt to ensure that R2P is aligned with a traditional pluralist conception of how key international institutions work.

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Quick to the Rescue: Humanitarian Intervention in Libya

Tthe decision-making process that guided resolution 1973 was based on national interests, realpolitik calculations, geo-strategic considerations, and domestic politics.

Interview – Daniele Archibugi

Interview – Daniele Archibugi

Professor Archibugi answers questions on the divide between domestic politics and foreign policy, the concept of cosmopolitan democracy, and the limits of sovereignty.

In Celebration of Senseless Acts of Kindness

In Celebration of Senseless Acts of Kindness

There are many blogs on humanitarianism & development. They tend to be overly-technical, narrowly prescriptive, and circulate within the international aid industry. The Flesh and Blood blog will offer something different.

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Interview – Tanisha Fazal

Dr. Fazal discusses her research on state death, breakthroughs in the study of civil war initiation and termination, and changing norms of humanitarian intervention.

Opposition in Bolivarian Venezuela: Caught Between Conflict and Compromise

Opposition in Bolivarian Venezuela: Caught Between Conflict and Compromise

The Venezuelan opposition has undergone important changes in an institutionalist direction in its composition, discursive emphasis, and strategic direction.

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

Revisiting ‘Responsibility to Protect’ after Libya and Syria

R2P contains glaring theoretical drawbacks and its practice by Western powers creates the scope for a mix up of humanitarian concerns with their strategic interests.

Rationality and R2P: Unfriendly Bedfellows

Rationality and R2P: Unfriendly Bedfellows

The largest obstacles to consistent implementation and enforcement of R2P remain its flawed epistemological foundations and the enduring nature of the international system.

Syria and the Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention

Syria and the Crisis of Humanitarian Intervention

The human suffering in the Syrian crisis since February 2011 is, above all, a tragedy for the Syrian people, but also demonstrably a crisis of international intervention.

After Syria, Whither R2P?

After Syria, Whither R2P?

The response to the Syria crisis shames the international community. But it does not mean that we have heard the death knell of the responsibility to protect.

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