Thousands of civilians are under attack in Syria right now. Would military intervention alleviate one of today’s most pressing humanitarian crises?
Intervention & The Age of America First
Given America’s domestic challenges, can the U.S. government really justify intervening in affairs abroad rather than focusing on issues at home? Kori Schake and Frank Ledwidge debate.
Boots On the Ground
Does saving innocent lives justify putting your own troops at risk? And at what point is intervention doomed to fail? Rajan Menon and Bernard Kouchner discuss.
Terrorism & American Inaction
Did America’s failure to act in Syria fuel ISIS’ rise? Frank Ledwidge and Kori Schake debate.
Does military intervention in the service of humanitarian goals yield too many unintended consequences and put too many civilians at risk?
Former British intelligence officer Frank Ledwidge gives a personal account of failed humanitarian interventions in support of the motion, “Humanitarian Intervention Does More Harm Than Good.”
The International Institute for Strategic Studies’ Kori Schake argues that strategic and limited military action can be a successful tool in halting human rights abuses on the world stage.