Category Archives: Humanitarian Intervention

The Pacifism Papers 1: Answering the Objections to Pacifism

In the last couple of years, I have been working on a project funded by the Marsden Fund of New Zealand about how pacifism is suppressed and subjugated as a theory and practice of politics. During this time, I have … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Warring Nation

The history of US foreign policy is a violent and bloody one, although this is not necessarily the dominant perception of most Americans. From the frontier wars of subjugation against Native Peoples to colonial wars against Mexico, Spain and the … Continue reading

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Libya, NATO and ‘Humanitarian Intervention’

RIP R2P – A Parable for our Times In a small town, the town council gathered one day to discuss a series of violent crimes in which a number of innocent women and children had been killed. After much discussion, … Continue reading

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