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New From CFR: Amelia Wolf on the Future of Humanitarian Intervention

A French soldier stands guard next to villagers in Diabaly, Mali, January 2013 (Courtesy Reuters/Joe Penney).

July 22, 2013

A French soldier stands guard next to villagers in Diabaly, Mali, January 2013 (Courtesy Reuters/Joe Penney).
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In a guest post on Micah Zenko’s blog, Amelia Wolf discusses the future of humanitarian intervention. She explains:

While the international community is fixated on what world leaders are not doing or could be doing in Syria, their actions in Mali have been overlooked. Since the military-led coup in March 2012, the United States and its allies–particularly France and the Economic Cooperation of West African States (ECOWAS)–have been actively engaged in finding a political solution to the instability in Mali. The form of “humanitarian intervention” that has emerged differs greatly from former interventions and will significantly influence those in the future.

Read her full post here.

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