Post Tagged with: "r2p"

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect

Syria and the Responsibility to Protect

Syria has thrown up challenges, but not thrown out the R2P. There is an interest in clarifying the norm to prevent misuse but no demand to rescind the norm.

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.

The Case for Criteria: Moving R2P Forward after the Arab Spring

The Case for Criteria: Moving R2P Forward after the Arab Spring

Criteria exist for intervention in R2P, but what is needed is a more explicit acceptance of those criteria and an interpretation of them that is most morally judicious.

The Consequences of Syria: Does the Responsibility to Protect Have a Future?

The Consequences of Syria: Does the Responsibility to Protect Have a Future?

Though the failure of the international community to prevent and alleviate suffering in Syria is lamentable, it is too early to despair over the future of the R2P.

Edited Collection – R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis

Edited Collection – R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis

A free edited volume bringing together the leading voices on R2P & humanitarian intervention to examine the doctrine’s validity in the context of Syria’s humanitarian emergency.

The Politics of the Realist/Liberal Divide

The Politics of the Realist/Liberal Divide

Stephen Walt recently pointed out that realist academics tend to be solitary while liberals often collaborate and write jointly. However, he misses a crucial point that needs to be added to the discussion.

Interview – Chris Brown

Interview – Chris Brown

Professor Brown answers reader questions about the theory-practice divide, non-Western political theory, the ongoing crisis in Syria, and challenges to the UN’s Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine.

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement With Human Rights

An Overview of the English School’s Engagement With Human Rights

Looking at the world today, it is evident that although the English School does not explain everything, it does provide a fruitful framework for analysing the hope and tragedy of international society.

R2P and its Application to the Crisis in Mali

R2P and its Application to the Crisis in Mali

R2P offers itself as an attractive, all-encompassing alternative to those who want more emphasis on measures short of war. In Mali, it has a positive role to play in responding to human rights violations.

Forecasting Genocide

Forecasting Genocide

While it might seem optimistic to think that a tool for forecasting genocide can break down the political calculations that so often seem to obstruct effective responses to genocide, it is surely a hope worth chasing.

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

Questions must be raised about ostensible judicial activism and impropriety; the putative independence of the ICC in relation to the UNSC and, the direct involvement of the ICC in active conflicts especially in African states.

Turkey’s Dilemma: How to Act on Syria without Losing Soft Power

Turkey’s Dilemma: How to Act on Syria without Losing Soft Power

Turkey should push for humanitarian assistance and sanctions, whilst putting serious diplomatic pressure on the Assad regime.

What Can Be Done in Response to the Crisis in Syria?

What Can Be Done in Response to the Crisis in Syria?

The best response to the crisis in Syria is the deployment of a UN peacekeeping force to oversee an inclusive political process for a new Syrian constitution.

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