Herbert Hirsch


As the new century rolls on, as genocide continues in places such as Darfur and the old slogans such as “never again” and others retain the ring of insincerity, new prescriptions emerged as to how genocide is to be prevented in this 21st century. Already, however, the century is not so new and neither are the prescriptions. In order to fully understand the newest of the new ideas, The Responsibility to Protect, it must be placed within the context of international politics and a brief history of prevention in the late Twentieth Century.


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