Humanitarian Intervention; A Curse or A Blessing?

Turad Senesie


The debate on humanitarian intervention is unending. The article contributes to the debates of humanitarian interventions with a global perspective, while relevant examples from the Middle East, Europe and Africa are cited for the purpose of clarity. The article seek to highlight whether state or regional interventions into domestic crisis has help to reduce human suffering or on the other hand led to increased in the loss and destruction of lives and property in crisis or war affected countries. From cross country analysis, the author is made to believe that humanitarian interventions around the globe have been difficult to conclude as a success stories. The Human catastrophe seems to be immense, destruction to property and looting with poor command structures have all contributed to the failures of humanitarian missions.



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