The responsibility to protect and Australian foreign policy

@article{Bellamy2010TheRT,
  title={The responsibility to protect and Australian foreign policy},
  author={Alex J. Bellamy},
  journal={Australian Journal of International Affairs},
  year={2010},
  volume={64},
  pages={432 - 448}
}
  • A. Bellamy
  • Published 16 July 2010
  • Political Science
  • Australian Journal of International Affairs
It is widely recognised that the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP), adopted by heads of state and government in 2005, is an important new international principle. Australia has been one of the principle's most significant contributors, with prominent Australians and governments from both sides of politics contributing to its development, emergence, and implementation. This article traces and explains Australia's contribution to RtoP and asks what more it might do to assist in its implementation… 

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