Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
Gareth Evans felt a Responsibility to Protect his checkered record.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning for the Obama administration, advises bypassing the U.N. Security Council and intervening in Syria.
Libya is not a convincing precedent for intervening in Syria by arming opposition groups.
How does the principle of “first do no harm” come up against the problem of ruthless leaders?
NATO is shirking “Responsibility to Protect” in favor of regime change in Libya.
The United Nations needs support and tools to fulfill its Responsibility to Protect.
Robert Naiman and Ian Williams go head to head on the Libyan War.
Can an airstrike ever be humanitarian?
Will military intervention dislodge Gaddafi or lead to yet another quagmire?
Serbia, not NATO, was responsible for the human rights violations in Kosovo.
Noam Chomsky replies to Ian Williams on Kosovo and East Timor.
Noam Chomsky refutes Ian Williams’ claim that NATO’s bombing of Serbia in 1999 did not precipitate atrocities in Kosovo.
The UN secretary general has taken a forceful position on the Responsibility to Protect doctrine.