Redefining Sovereignty and Intervention [Full Text]
The International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty's effort to revisit intervention and the lessons of the 1990s have resulted in a conception of intervention as a “responsibility to protect.” But its effort to ensure that past failures are not repeated may go unfulfilled.
Author(s): Joelle Tanguy
Fairness, Responsibility, and Climate Change [Full Text]
Most literature on the ethics of global warming focuses on the obligations of industrialized states to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases and to help poor countries do likewise. These books are no exception, arguing that the issue is a matter of international justice and equity.
Author(s): Paul G. Harris
Preserving the Imbalance of Power [Excerpt]
The most transparent prevarication in the Bush strategy lies in the assumption that the U.S. is in favor of a balance of power. In fact, the world order that Bush wishes to build looks not toward equilibrium but toward a massive imbalance of power in favor of the U.S.
Author(s): David C. Hendrickson