Humanitarian Intervention and International Society

Ayoob, Mohammed
July 2001
Global Governance;Jul-Sep2001, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p225
Academic Journal
Discusses humanitarian intervention in international politics. Concern that intervention will be undertaken for punitive purposes disguised as humanitarian concern; Issue of state sovereignty; Suggestion that newly forming states will be censured for violence which often accompanies state building; Argument that the United Nations Charter needs to be amended to define humanitarian crises.


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