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By, Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey via Huffington Post
The challenge of Putin as well as ISIS requires an answer beyond avoidance & containment. — MORE — & Highlights from Ambassador Sacirbey’s recent presentation at Florida International University.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ambassador-muhamed-sacirbey/putin-drops-the-bombs-dea_b_8246278.html

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Syria Strike – Symbolic or Conflict Altering?

Intervention, even if limited or “measured” has to calculate the possibilities beyond the initial strike from counter-strikes and further escalation by Assad forces, to the diplomatic response of adversaries and hesitant allies.

Blog Report: RESPONSIBILITY TO PROTECT NEEDS PROMPT RESPONSE, By Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey
Six weeks ago, in visiting the memorial at Srebrenica, I said I did not want my successors to apologize years from now for what we failed to do today in Syria.” In this one sentence UNSG Ban Ki-moon connected the failure of the past with the still ongoing calamity of Syria on humanitarian, diplomatic and justice level. –MORE–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/responsibility-to-protect-needs-prompt-response/56014Image

Blog Report: CASE FOR SYRIA HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTION, By Ambassador Mo
It has been convenient both for many “Friends of Syria” & “Pals of Assad” to park the entire debate at UN Security Council over what next on Syria. However, legal as well as ethical & political basis for intervention exists beyond current debate. PILPG (Public International Law & Policy Group) sets out rationale on basis of recently evolving doctrine of “Responsibility to Protect” or “R2P” for humanitarian intervention in Syria. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/case-for-syria-humanitarian-intervention/55215Image

Blog Report: RULE OF LAW AS BASIS FOR PROTECTING CITIZENS: UN
Rule of law is key to the implementation of the ‘responsibility to protect’ principle, “R2P”, & the prevention of atrocities according to Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, Patricia O’Brien, coincidentally speaking at a roundtable discussion on the R2P concept at the 55th annual meeting of the Russian Association of International Law in Moscow. –More–
http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/rule-of-law-as-basis-for-protecting-citizensun/54620Image

Blog Report: IN SYRIA, INVOKING “R2P” By Ambassador Mo

“With the increasing violence & deepening sectarian tensions, the risk of further mass atrocity crimes is high. The time for action is now,” was the united message of the Special Advisers of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide & on the Responsibility to Protect, Francis Deng and Edward Luck.

http://diplomaticallyincorrect.org/blog_post/in-syria-invoking-r2p/54285Image