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Humanitarian Intervention: Ideas in Action

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A singular development of the post Cold-War era is the use of military force to protect human beings. From Rwanda to Kosovo, Sierra Leone to East Timor, soldiers have rescued civilians in some of the world's most notorious war zones.
Drawing on two decades of research, Thomas G. Weiss provides a compelling introduction to the theory and practice of humanitarian interventio
Paperback, 196 pages
Published May 8th 2007 by Polity Press (first published January 31st 2007)
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Thomas G. Weiss is Presidential Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project. He is President (2009-10) of the International Studies Association, chair (2006-9) of the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS). His latest book is What's Wrong with the U ...more
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