Tag Archives: Norms

Yemen and Coalition-Based Interventions

A series of ongoing conflicts and U.S. complacence have begun to unravel the norms on the use of force. Continue reading

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Sovereignty in the Age of International Intervention

States need to better incorporate the cost of intervention on state sovereignty when weighing the merits of regime change. Continue reading

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Airstrikes in Syria: Legitimacy of Regional Coalitions

U.S. airstrikes in Syria may be a critical step in changing legitimate international behavior in the face of state sovereignty norms. Continue reading

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Russia and Crimea: International Law and Sovereignty

When Barack Obama characterized Russia’s behavior as a “violation of international law,” his words were not strictly true. Obama was referring to the official United States policy that Russia’s military intervention and protectionist presence within the Crimea region transgressed the … Continue reading

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