The Impact of the Libya Intervention Debates on Norms of Protection

  title={The Impact of the Libya Intervention Debates on Norms of Protection},
  author={Sarah Brockmeier and Oliver Stuenkel and Marcos Tourinho},
  journal={Global Society},
  pages={113 - 133}
Resolution 1973, which authorised military intervention in Libya, marked the first time that the United Nations Security Council explicitly mandated the use of force against a functioning state to prevent imminent atrocity crimes. While some hailed the resolution and the subsequent intervention in Libya as a victory for the concept of the international community's “responsibility to protect” (R2P), others predicted its early death. This article argues for a more nuanced view on the impact of… 

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