The Libyan story should provide critically important foreign policy lessons for the West and for Canada, but without a mea culpa and recognition of this catastrophic error, no one will learn anything.
Those citing R2P to pressure Trudeau to continue bombing Iraq-Syria are demonstrating an acute, but cynical, understanding of the doctrine.
Who will protect Libyans now? One of the darkest and most shameful chapters in Western military intervention continues to play out in spades in Libya.
David Taub Bancroft
Is the world required by the "Responsibility to Protect" doctrine to intervene militarily in Syria? No.
Ken Stone provides a comprehensive overview of both the situation on the ground in Syria as well as the geopolitics of the region.
Gerry Caplan and Amanda Grzyb
One year ago, we published a commentary piece predicting grave consequences if the international community did not intervene to stop the violence against civilians in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan.
Journalists for Human Rights
The 7th edition of the jhr Rights Report gets a critical perspective on two international initiatives started in Canada.
When the United Nations approved a declaration in 2005 that the international community has a Responsibility to Protect the citizens of a nation when its government cannot, expectations were high.
A copy of Marc Gionet's talk on Canada's prior leadership role and current stance on Responsibility to Protect (R2P) as presented at the 2010 R2P Conference.
Before providing coverage on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) conference proceedings I would like to address a few of the comments responding to my last post.