Ramesh Thakur

LRC Contributor

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.

Articles by Ramesh Thakur

  • Intervention or Protection (December 2010)
    A review of Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities, by Frank Chalk, Roméo Dallaire, Kyle Matthews, Carla Barqueiro and Simon Doyle.