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Encounters: The Rise, Fall and Rise of Humanitarian War

We spoke to Tara McCormick, lecturer in international relations at the University of Leicester, about the emergence of humanitarian intervention after the Cold War. What are its origins and key ideas, and what does it suggest about class structure in modern society?

Further, we discuss how the doctrine somehow survived the failure of the war on terror, and rehabilitated itself in Ukraine.

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