In this entry I explore the last one out of six criteria for military intervention, which defines who has the right to authorize military intervention.
Criterion 6: Right authority
It is rather important to ensure that a military intervention is legitimate and has broad support from the international community. The United Nations Security Council is the only international body that should represent the world’s voice and make decisions with binding force. But the politicization of the...
- 08.11.2012 22:08:00
In this entry I explore fourth and fifth criteria for military intervention, which are to determine whether the international community can supply adequate means and whether the intervention can bring more good than harm.
4 and 5 Criteria: Proportional means and reasonable prospect
Proportional means and reasonable prospect are intertwined ideas that can be looked at together. Reasonable prospect means that after intervention the situation in the country must be better than if the intervention...
- 02.11.2012 04:52:00
A brief interview with Julia Nanay, Senior Director in PFC Energy's Markets & Country Strategies Group. Julia is answering some questions on Russia and international cooperation in the Arctic, on the Northern Sea Route and the attraction of international industries to the Russian Arctic opening.
What problems are arising in cooperation of Russian and international oil and gas companies in the Arctic?...
- 17.07.2012 23:14:00