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Unformatted text preview: What’s feasible? Sovereignty question – • Tensions between sovereign and human rights Duties Key Value When can states intervene? Skeptic none national interest (national boundaries have no moral value--> can do anything you need to do) Whenever it is prudent to do so Realist minimal order Whenever intervening will restore the balance of power State-Moralist limited self-determination (national borders do have moral value) Only to preserve self-determination and prevent gross crimes Cosmopolitan large justice (national boundaries do not have moral value) In order to create a more just treatment of persons o UN Peacekeepers must be authorized by host gov. o 20 th century – growing importance of humanitarian intervention (as opposed to balance of power intervention) BUT a reluctance to intervene...
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- Fall '08
- United Nations , moral value, Total Peacekeeping missions