Fall 2011 (Issue 25.3)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

This issue features a special roundtable on Libya and humanitarian intervention with contributions from Alex Bellamy, Simon Chesterman, James Pattison, Thomas Weiss, and Jennifer Welsh; feature articles by Ian Hurd on the ambiguous legality of humanitarian intervention, Joy Gordon on smart sanctions, and Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun on drones and just war; a response to Richard Miller’s “The Ethics of America’s Afghan War” by David Rodin; a review essay by Christian Barry and Nicholas Southwood on the nature of human rights; and book reviews.

ROUNDTABLE: LIBYA, R2P, AND HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION

Introduction
James Pattison

Civilian Protection in Libya: Putting Coercion and Controversy Back into RtoP
Jennifer Welsh

Libya and the Responsibility to Protect: The Exception and the Norm 
Alex J. Bellamy

The Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention in Libya
James Pattison

“Leading from Behind”: The Responsibility to Protect, the Obama Doctrine, and Humanitarian Intervention after Libya
Simon Chesterman

RtoP Alive and Well after Libya 
Thomas G. Weiss

FEATURES

Is Humanitarian Intervention Legal? The Rule of Law in an Incoherent World
Ian Hurd

Smart Sanctions Revisited
Joy Gordon

The Implications of Drones on the Just War Tradition 
Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun

RESPONSE

Ending War
David Rodin

REVIEW ESSAY

What Is Special About Human Rights?
Christian Barry and Nicholas Southwood

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

On the Political Dimension of Human Rights: A Reply to Barry and Southwood [Full Text]
Jesse Anne Tomalty

BOOK REVIEWS [Full Text]

Why Nations Fight
Richard Ned Lebow
Review by Christopher Coker

Equality and Tradition: Questions of Value in Moral and Political Theory
Samuel Scheffler
Review by Thomas Porter

Globalizing Justice: The Ethics of Poverty and Power
Richard W. Miller
Review by Helene De Bres