The Conceit Of Humanitarian Intervention

Author: Rajan Menon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199384894
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In The Conceit of Humanitarian Intervention, Menon shows that this belief, while noble, is naïve. States continue to act principally based on what they regard at any given time as their national interests.

Killer Images

Author: Joram ten Brink
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231850247
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And this project was best accomplished by undertaking the other intervention:
stationing peacekeepers close enough to Bosnian Serb forces that they would
either be targets of Western air strikes or easy hostages for the Serbs, and
escorting the ... what seems to me to be the basic strategic error here, not expect
the unexpected – we cannot count on the obviousness of the image, fall for the
conceit that information 35 MEDIA, SURVEILLANCE AND 'HUMANITARIAN

Globalization Difference And Human Security

Author: Mustapha Kamal Pasha
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113459173X
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Challenging the conceit that IR was simply a narrative of the State's self-
centeredness in an anarchic community of mistrust, human security originally
arose with lofty hopes that people, not states, were the preferred referent object of
theory, analysis and policy. With national security ... in this very telos. Rather,
increasingly, human security gave state practice new grounds of legitimacy in its
interest-driven international entanglements – in development, aid or '
humanitarian' intervention, ...

Humanitarian Intervention And The United Nations

Author: Richard B. Lillich
Publisher: Univ of Virginia Pr
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Rather they would have to anticipate an accurate appraisal of governmental
behavior. Therefore, to the extent, if any, scholarly opinion mattered, it would
push decision toward the restraints of doctrine. An alternative conception of the
relevance of an intellectual consensus would emphasize the importance of ideas
themselves, rather than of their authors. The notion that ideas are in some
measure an independent variable in the historical process may be a liberal
historian's conceit.