Intervention: From Theories to Cases [Full Text]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 9 (1995)

December 3, 1995

This lead-off piece examines the ethics of intervention in light of recent policy and academic debates on the subject. It proceeds from an examination of the reasons for intervention today to an assessment of the moral and legal traditions governing intervention and also provides a review of selected cases of intervention recently confronting U.S. foreign policy.