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International Authority and the Responsibility to Protect: Review essay

Thakur, Ramesh

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Rwanda’s three-month 1994 genocide that killed 800,000 people was not prevented due to a failure of political will, not lack of military capacity. Then in Kosovo in 1999, NATO did take forceful action in the name of humanitarian intervention, but without UN authorization. Both incidents triggered legal and political controversies, as a consequence of which Secretary-General (SG) Kofi Annan pushed for a new doctrine which would allow the international community to take timely and effective...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorThakur, Ramesh
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T22:16:25Z
dc.identifier.issn0938-5428
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/50933
dc.description.abstractRwanda’s three-month 1994 genocide that killed 800,000 people was not prevented due to a failure of political will, not lack of military capacity. Then in Kosovo in 1999, NATO did take forceful action in the name of humanitarian intervention, but without UN authorization. Both incidents triggered legal and political controversies, as a consequence of which Secretary-General (SG) Kofi Annan pushed for a new doctrine which would allow the international community to take timely and effective action against humanitarian atrocities.
dc.publisherOxford University Press
dc.sourceEuropean Journal of International Law
dc.titleInternational Authority and the Responsibility to Protect: Review essay
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume23
dc.date.issued2012
local.identifier.absfor160607 - International Relations
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4430637xPUB213
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationThakur, Ramesh, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue1
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage284
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage289
local.identifier.doi10.1093/ejil/chs007
dc.date.updated2015-12-09T08:23:57Z
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