Global Intervention and the Responsibility to Protect: Always? Everywhere?

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2/18/13 6:00 pm AST
Aquinas College Performing Arts Center
1703 Robinson Rd. SE
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
When and how should the international community, often with the US playing a major role, intervene in large scale violence occurring in other nations? Lopez discusses the new doctrine of Responsibility to Protect and argues that successful intervention, when properly targeted and timed well, need not include the use of military force. He draws from the recent cases of Libya and Syria.