Responsibility to protect : tensions between sovereignty and security
Date of Issue2011
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Responsibility to Protect was invoked to justify international intervention in Libya. But fundamental tensions were exposed in operationalising it since “failed” states are not necessarily weak states. Nevertheless, RtoP requires a reframing of conceptions of sovereignty. There are implications for ASEAN.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 142-11