Ending Tyranny in Iraq [Full Text]

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 19.2 (Summer 2005)

July 13, 2005

The war in Iraq has reignited the passionate humanitarian intervention debate. President George W. Bush surprised many observers in his second inaugural address when he promised to oppose tyranny and oppression, and this in a world not always willing or ready to join in that fight. Humanitarian intervention is again on the forefront of world politics.