Appeared in: Volume 8, Number 6
Published on: June 12, 2013
An Evolving Hope That’s Here to Stay

R2P can be a prod for effective humanitarian intervention, but not a recipe suited to particular cases. Implementation can improve, but it will never be easy.

Seyom Brown is adjunct senior fellow at the American Security Project and author of Higher Realism: A New Foreign Policy for the United States. Ronald E. Neumann was U.S. Ambassador to Algeria, Bahrain and Afghanistan and is president of the American Academy of Diplomacy.

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