The Sunset of Humanitarian Intervention? The Responsibility to Protect in a Unipolar Era

  title={The Sunset of Humanitarian Intervention? The Responsibility to Protect in a Unipolar Era},
  author={Thomas G. Weiss},
  journal={Security Dialogue},
  pages={135 - 153}
  • T. Weiss
  • Published 1 June 2004
  • Political Science
  • Security Dialogue
In spite of the current preoccupations, in the United States and in the United Nations, with the wars on terrorism and the occupation in Iraq, humanitarian intervention remains an important policy option. Future debates and action are framed by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty, whose report entitled The Responsibility To Protect and an accompanying research volume were published in December 2001. Future humanitarian crises will arise in conjunction with the… 

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