Post Tagged with: "r2p"

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Israel’s Serial Gaza Offensives Are Offensive

Does the R2P apply in Gaza? This is a silly question – of course it does. R2P is a universal principle, not a light switch to be turned on and off at whim or convenience.

The Responsibility to Protect and the 2014 Conflict in Gaza

The Responsibility to Protect and the 2014 Conflict in Gaza

More civilians will die without concerted efforts to break the cycles of impunity and escalation that have been allowed to establish themselves in Israel and Palestine.

A Propensity to Ignore? R2P Advocacy and the Crisis in Gaza

A Propensity to Ignore? R2P Advocacy and the Crisis in Gaza

The ignorance by R2P advocacy groups of the situation in Gaza contributes to the perception that the R2P is a selective tool of western states.

How Many Have to Die? Iraq and the Scale of the Crime

How Many Have to Die? Iraq and the Scale of the Crime

The real challenge facing the R2P is that there are multiple ‘manifest failings’ occurring on a range of different scales therefore we should not expect too much from it.

R2P and Gender: The Marginalization of Responsibilities

R2P and Gender: The Marginalization of Responsibilities

It is not enough to say R2P must have a gendered approach without identifying what such an approach should look like, and who is responsible for taking this forward.

When WPS Met CEDAW (and Broke Up with R2P?)

When WPS Met CEDAW (and Broke Up with R2P?)

18 October 2013 was a red letter day for global women’s rights, revolutionizing the situation of women in conflict prevention, conflict & post-conflict situations.

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.

Syria and the Dawn of a New Era

Syria and the Dawn of a New Era

The Syrian crisis marks the beginning of a new era of multi-polarity; one which will be characterised by the spectacle of divisive and competitive power politics.

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.

R2P in Syria: Regional Dimensions

R2P in Syria: Regional Dimensions

Regional dynamics have played a critical role in the response to the civil war in Syria. They will continue to dominate attempts to move forward with a political solution.

Syria Teaches Us Little About Questions of Military Intervention

Syria Teaches Us Little About Questions of Military Intervention

To some, the international response to the Syrian crisis has meant the end of the R2P. But the lack of intervention in Syria teaches us little about the intervention norm.

From R2P to RANP: Sri Lanka and ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’

From R2P to RANP: Sri Lanka and ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’

After a failure to fulfil R2P obligations, there remains a ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’. The value of this concept can be seen in the example of Sri Lanka.

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