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Unformatted text preview: o International intervention Can take a variety of forms (soft, hard power) Unilateral Motivated by political/security interests i.e. Vietnam, Iraq Balancing strategy (Fearson) Multilateral UN Humanitarian and ethical considerations More legitimate Slower o The United Nations General Assembly One country, one vote Passes resolutions, 2/3rds vote needed, not legally binding Controls financing Security Council 5 perm members 10 rotating members Resolutions legally binding May authorize troops Secretary General Five year renewable term Nominated by GA UN Charter Focuses on state sovereignty Outlaws offensive force except in 1)self defense 2) collective self-defense 3) collective security o Collective security: cooperate to respond to acts of aggression deterrent Peacekeeping and preventive diplomacy o Never mentioned in UN charter...
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