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    Is it legitimate to intervene another state’s internal affairs? Do gross violations of human rights justify armed interventions to stop atrocities? According to the UN charter protection of human rights is the responsibility of the international community hence humanitarian interventions are foreign military actions which prevent or halt mass muyrder and other sever violations of human rights. In contrast the charter also prohibits forceful interference against the territorial intregrity and political independence of any state. The charter rests on the principle of sovergnty and here are the international community faces the moral and legal dilemma which takes precedence in humanaterina crisis sovereignty or human rights. For skeptics sovereignty…

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    Introduction The responsibility to protect human rights has seen extensive and exhaustive debate throughout history. Since the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648, the tension between state sovereignty and international intervention in pursuit of human rights protection has been contested. Over three centuries later, and the United Nations Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine has codified human rights protection in a global political commitment of the highest order. Following the international…

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    doctrine of the “Responsibility to Protect” was formed to replace previous methods of combating humanitarian crises, as these have demonstrated to be ineffective. The Rwandan genocide was one of the most tragic humanitarian crisis in recent history. These atrocities occurred largely due to the International community’s poor response as when the crisis was occurring, most of the world turned away during the genocide, hoping to avoid loss of life or political backfire. This was also reflected in…

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    This contrast displays a clear trepidation that was unseen several years before when it came to Libyan intervention and this is largely indicative of the opposition that quickly grew out of the Libyan Crisis and NATO’s intervention into it. The degree to which this public opinion shift can be attributed directly to Libya is debatable, but it is almost certainly a factor considering its proximity and similarities. Responsibility to Protect and Legitimisation of Intervention The concept of…

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    intervention to occur legally. (d) what is the “responsibility to protect”? Are there any basic criteria that have been suggested regarding when it would be legitimate to use? What are they? The “responsibility to protect” refers to the obligation of states to intervene to protect the population of a country that is being threatened with atrocities if the government of that country is “unwilling or unable” to do so itself. (DRW, p. 903) The Canadian-convened International Commission on…

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    future for the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) doctrine. Background. Since its inception in 2001 and international acceptance in 2005, R2P has increasingly been derided by many as a Western-centric, Occidentalist doctrine ill-suited to the realities of the developing world. Critics sensed colonialist undertones and worried about unchecked Western encroachments on national sovereignty in the Global South. R2P has been used or cited numerous times over the past decade from 2005-Present, with some…

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    Humanitarian intervention in the 1990s established that international issues could not be dealt with on an inconsistent, ad hoc basis, resulting in the making of the doctrine Responsibility to Protect (R2P). R2P was introduced by the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty in 2001, and endorsed by United Nations (UN) member states during the 2005 World Summit. The doctrine affirmed the collective responsibility to protect when “national authorities are manifestly failing…

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    Salinger includes this critically important element into his story to illustrate why Holden goes on his perilous journey in the first place, and to demonstrate through Holden the importance of the youth maintaining their innocence. Allie Caulfield holds a special place in Holden’s heart, because he is Holden’s dead younger brother, and he feels obligated to protect the innocence of others to pay respect to his brother. In the novel, Holden starts to speak out loud to his brother recollecting…

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    Cyber Attack Case Study

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    1a. Strategic planning to prevent and/or fight off cyber attacks Preventing Cyber Attack-Identifying Top Risks Strategic planning begins with the prevention or minimizing the attack to a business. Businesses are a value and because a business has value, there will always be a threat for business information, and this is what makes a business vulnerable. Businesses need to be aware of what risks are available and how that information can be protected. Once the critical business…

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    La Alianza Case Summary

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    the results that were detailed in the High Stakes and Frightening Lapses case study. The contracted services between the two agencies appeared to have started with good intentions to provide culturally appropriate services to a diverse population; however, the organization’s failure to communicate and follow-up with the contracted services led to inadequate services, poor reputations of the organizations, and lack of follow-up between the two organizations. Therefore, the actions that were not…

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