The Responsibility to Do What We Can: Understanding and strengthening local, nonviolent strategies for civilian self-protection in the context of mass atrocities

The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, instituted in 2005, exemplifies the dominant paradigm for action during mass atrocities: international intervention. While R2P places primary responsibility on states, the international community is nonetheless positioned as the...

The Gaping Hole in Genocide Scholarship

This post originally appeared on Intern Danny Hirschel-Burns’ personal blog. Here’s the link. My thesis topic, nonviolent responses to mass atrocities and genocide, is not the most straight forward. Few scholars have written about it in depth, and, if I do...