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Zambian peacekeepers from the United Nations Mission in Sudan (UNMIS) patrol streets lined with looted items awaiting collection in Abyei, the main town of the disputed Abyei area on the border of Sudan and newly independent South Sudan.

Evolving Norms: How the Libyan & Syrian Conflicts Have Affected the R2P

Though the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) norm suffered a setback in the wake of the Syria crisis, the 2011 Libyan intervention offers hope & guidance for its evolution.

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Behemoth vs. Leviathan: RIP R2P?

Ten years after its birth, R2P is dying, falling prey to its own antinomies: It has promised Locke, prescribed Leviathan, and practiced Behemoth.

Interview – Stephen Hopgood

Interview – Stephen Hopgood

Professor Hopgood discusses the “dissolution of the West”, the dilemmas of human rights activism, and the obstacles to achieving humanitarian aims via the ICC and R2P.

The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ at 10

The ‘Responsibility to Protect’ at 10

There will continue to be disappointments and incongruities, and the battle will be decades long, but the arc of history is bending in the direction of R2P and justice.

Interview – Kurt Mills

Interview – Kurt Mills

Dr Mills talks about R2P, neo-humanitarianism, the limits of norms, the practicality of the International Criminal Court, and the importance of academic networks.

Robust Peacekeeping: A Desirable Development?

Robust Peacekeeping: A Desirable Development?

The challenge is to find the right balance of deploying strong UN missions that effectively protect civilians whilst maintaining an impartial position in the conflict.

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.

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