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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Intervention or Protection

Semantics in this case could make a world of difference.

Ramesh Thakur

Ramesh Thakur is a professor of political science at the University of Waterloo. A member of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty and a former United Nations assistant secretary general, he is the author of The United Nations, Peace and Security: From Collective Security to the Responsibility to Protect (Cambridge University Press, 2006) and The Responsibility to Protect: Norms, Laws and the Use of Force in International Politics (London: Routledge, forthcoming). In 2011 he takes up a new position as professor of international relations at the Australian National University.

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