From Lybia to Syria

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March 19 Podcast

Thomas G. Weiss explains the lessons of Libya and the challenges of humanitarian intervention in Syria.
Thomas G. Weiss, the director of the Ralph Bunch Institute for International Studies at the City University of New York Graduate Center, explains how the international norm known as the "responsibility to protect" helped prevent humanitarian disaster in Libya, and how it might guide the international response to Syria.
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