Tag: Humanitarian

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    “If Libya is not clearly distinguished by extraordinary violence, then the president’s claim that protecting civilians is the primary purpose of intervening in Libya is very weak indeed.” More

    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    No one should think that intervention in Libya will be easy or simple, writes religious studies professor Charles Mathewes. “Obama’s message to the nation was a reminder that he surely doesn’t.”
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    March 29, 2011 | Comments

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    “We don’t have an obligation to be everywhere for the very simple reason that we don’t have the capacity to be everywhere,” says William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. More

    March 25, 2011 | Comments

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    The challenge in Libya, according to director of policy studies David Cortright, is to “use just means in achieving the declared just ends.” More

    March 23, 2011 | Comments

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    Along with a responsibility to protect, international military forces intervening in Libya also have a responsibility to respect. More

    March 21, 2011 | Comments

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    The UN has demanded a cease-fire and authorized military action. What moral considerations underlie international interventon? More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “Whether you act or whether you don’t act, the stakes are really quite high, and that’s what makes it so daunting from a moral perspective.” More

    March 18, 2011 | Comments

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    “The most broadly based access to the developing world is through religious people,” says the former president of the World Bank, “and so it is a tragedy if they are not embraced in the overall development process.” More

    January 21, 2011 | Comments

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    Blockades, barriers, and post-election turmoil are preventing faith-based aid groups from safely doing their work. More

    December 10, 2010 | Comments

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    To mark Human Rights Day on December 10 and the awarding of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize in absentia to jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo, read an essay about a new book on human rights in history and religion’s role in the human rights movement. More

    December 9, 2010 | Comments

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