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The Problem of Who Should Intervene

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sets the scope for the rest of the book. It outlines the problems caused by the lack of clarity surrounding who should intervene and, in doing so, identifies two specific questions that ... More


Conclusion: Realizing Legitimate Humanitarian Intervention

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers how we can achieve legitimate humanitarian intervention in the future. The challenges are threefold. First, there are too many occasions when humanitarian intervention should ... More


Assessing Current Interveners

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter begins by bringing together the findings of the previous six chapters to outline the complete conception of legitimacy—the Moderate Instrumentalist Approach. It goes on to use this ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and International Law

James Pattison

in Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

It is often claimed that humanitarian intervention should be undertaken only by those interveners whose action would be legal according to current international law. This chapter considers this ... More


The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

Sir Adam Roberts

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Demonstrates that the United Nations has been at the centre of key field operations and policy debates relating to humanitarian intervention since the end of the Cold War. However, the issue of ... More


Humanitarian Intervention and the Responsibility To Protect: Who Should Intervene?

James Pattison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199561049
eISBN:
9780191722318
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561049.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This book considers who should undertake humanitarian intervention in response to an ongoing or impending humanitarian crisis, such as found in Rwanda in early 1994, Kosovo in 1999, and Darfur more ... More


Internally Displaced Persons

Khalid Koser

in Global Migration Governance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199600458
eISBN:
9780191723544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600458.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

A chapter on internally displaced persons (IDPs) stands out from the other chapters in this volume in that it concerns internal rather than international migrants; and people who are therefore almost ... More


Implications for Peacekeepers and Other Multi-National Forces

Siobhán Wills

in Protecting Civilians: The Obligations of Peacekeepers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199533879
eISBN:
9780191714801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533879.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

In the wake of Rwanda and Srebrenica, the Brahimi report recommended that ‘peacekeepers — troops or police — who witness violence against civilians should be presumed to be authorized to stop it, ... More


Epilogue

Davide Rodogno

in Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151335
eISBN:
9781400840014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151335.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This epilogue discusses the European powers' humanitarian interventions from the interwar period and since 1989. It first considers the massacres, atrocities, and other abuses committed during World ... More


The Responsibility to Protect: Spelling out the Hard Legal Consequences for the UN Security Council and its Members

Anne Peters

in From Bilateralism to Community Interest: Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199588817
eISBN:
9780191725272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588817.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Bruno Simma has made important contributions, as a scholar and as a practitioner, both to the legal regimes of the protection of civilians (human rights law, humanitarian law, international criminal ... More


Challenges and Controversies

Nicole Deller

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) demands that the international community does not stand by in the face of mass atrocities. From its initial conception, through its adoption in the 2005 World ... More


From Promise to Practice: Implementing the Responsibility to Protect

Edward C. Luck

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The implementation of the responsibility to protect (RtoP) is a work in progress. That is true in 2011. It is likely to be so in 2021 and 2031 as well. As a policy tool, not just an aspiration or ... More


Internationalism and Interventionism

Tim Dunne

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that the spectre of imperial orders continues to haunt internationalism and has recently been resurrected with the increasing use, and expectation, of interventionism. It ... More


Defining the Crimes

Tarun Chhabra and Jeremy B. Zucker

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses how the crimes covered by the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) have been developed through relevant and authoritative legal sources. It considers three challenges to the ... More


11. Humanitarian Intervention

David Fisher

in Morality and War: Can War Be Just in the Twenty-first Century?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599240
eISBN:
9780191725692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599240.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

Just‐war teaching historically recognized that force could be used to protect strangers. But, from Treaty of Westphalia through to the establishment of the UN in 1945, a norm of non‐intervention ... More


Middle East

Mohamed S. Helal

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter surveys the spectrum of positions adopted by Middle Eastern countries toward the responsibility to protect (RtoP) and offers an explanation for why these policies were espoused and how ... More


The Rise of the Responsibility to Protect

Luke Glanville

in Sovereignty and the Responsibility to Protect: A New History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226076898
eISBN:
9780226077086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226077086.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the emergence since the end of the Cold War of the principle that sovereignty entails a responsibility to protect populations from mass atrocities in the light of the historical ... More


Humanitarian Intervention

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that military intervention to support the goals of global justice can be defensible in the extreme cases in which people's abilities to meet their most basic needs and protect ... More


Bombing in the Name of Humanity: the RAF over Kosovo

Nigel D. White

in Democracy goes to War: British Military Deployments under International Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199218592
eISBN:
9780191705595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218592.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Public International Law

The arguments over humanitarian intervention were brought to a head in the Spring of 1999 when, faced with the brutal repression of the ethnic Albanian population in the Serbian province of Kosovo, ... More


Africa

Ademola Abass

in The Responsibility to Protect

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199797769
eISBN:
9780199919369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797769.003.0019
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the role of the African Union (AU) in implementing the responsibility to protect (RtoP) in Africa, especially the relation of Article 4(h) of its Act to the principles of “non ... More


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