The New Politics of Protection: Cote d’Ivoire, Libya and the Responsibility to Protect

@article{Bellamy2011TheNP,
  title={The New Politics of Protection: Cote d’Ivoire, Libya and the Responsibility to Protect},
  author={A. Bellamy and P. D. Williams},
  journal={International Affairs},
  year={2011},
  volume={87},
  pages={825-850}
}
In March 2011, the UN Security Council authorized the use of force to protect civilians in Libya. This was the first time that the Council has ever authorized the invasion of a functioning state for such purposes. International society's relatively decisive responses to recent crises in Cote d'Ivoire and Libya has provoked significant commentary, suggesting that something has changed about the way the world responds to violence against civilians. Focusing on these two cases, this article… Expand
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