Humanitarian Intervention Debate

December 1, 2008

Be it resolved, if countries like Sudan, Somalia, and Burma will not end their man-made humanitarian crisis, the international community should…

In a world of failed and failing states, does the international community and Canada have a responsibility to intervene, including militarily, in the affairs of nations that grossly fail to protect their citizens’ human rights? Or, have we learned in recent years that the use of force against sovereign states necessarily creates more problems that it solves?