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Title: Responsibility to protect : tensions between sovereignty and security
Authors: Desker, Barry
Ng, Joel
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2011
Source: Barry Desker., & Ng, J. (2011). Responsibility to protect : tensions between sovereignty and security. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 142). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries ; 142-11
Abstract: 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.
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