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Humanitarian Military Intervention: The Conditions for Success and Failure

  title={Humanitarian Military Intervention: The Conditions for Success and Failure},
  author={Taylor B. Seybolt},
Military intervention without a reasonable prospect of success is unjustifiable, especially when it is done in the name of humanity. Couched in the debate on the responsibility to protect civilians from violence and drawing on traditional ‘just war’ principles, the central premise of this book is that humanitarian military intervention can be justified as a policy option only if decision makers can be reasonably sure that intervention will do more good than harm. The book asks, ‘Have past… Expand
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