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Responsibility to Protect and Syria

... there is a strong possibility that military intervention can only make the situation in Syria worse, and can end up bringing more harm than good. The prospects for a successful military intervention in Syria are much less promising than they were in Libya. According to the estimates of the International Institute for Strategic Studies, in 2009 Syria’s military force was four times larger than Libya’s and it was much better equipped. Moreover, Syrian opposition is not unified, like it ...


Russia’s Reasons for UN Veto

... China. Well, Russia is apparently condemned the most, China just gets mentions as a second partner in the obstructive team. The USA says that Russia is on the “wrong side of history”. Is Russia really being an obstacle for Syria deal and what ... ... on their own. It is too early to draw any conclusions, but even though it seems that humanitarian intervention worked out in Libya, we still should keep in mind that Syria is a much more complex and troubled country. The intervention may shed even more ...


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