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R2P in Gaza: A Long Overdue Debate

R2P in Gaza: A Long Overdue Debate

If R2P will not save lives as quickly as one would like it to, its application to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can serve the search for a peaceful and just solution.

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

Conflict in Gaza: Balancing History and the Responsibility to Protect

If there is anything that the current humanitarian tragedy in Gaza teaches us about R2P, it is that history challenges the fulfillment of the international R2P agenda.

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.

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.

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.

Syria: We Can’t Give Up On Diplomacy

Syria: We Can’t Give Up On Diplomacy

As Lakhdar Brahimi takes over as UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, there is real merit in pursuing a comprehensive Security Council resolution and a post-conflict framework.

Prevention: Core to the Responsibility to Protect

Prevention: Core to the Responsibility to Protect

Motivated both by analytical rigor and political expediency, ICISS sandwiched its discussion of international response to atrocities between what it described as a “responsibility to prevent” and a “responsibility to rebuild.” Once introduced, however, the logic of prevention as core to the global atrocity agenda was difficult to deny. Why wait to halt a massacre if early engagement might avert it entirely?

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