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Does Kant justify liberal intervention?

Wilson, James Lindley and Monten, Jonathan (2011) Does Kant justify liberal intervention? Review of Politics, 73 (04). pp. 633-647. ISSN 0034-6705

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Identification Number: 10.1017/S0034670511003676


The recent US occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan have renewed the debate over whether military interventions intended to impose democracy in a foreign state are consistent with liberal principles. The liberal political tradition within the United States has often been divided over this question. At issue is what place, if any, military force should have in a foreign policy dedicated to promoting goals such as the spread of electoral democracy, respect for human rights, and the rule of law.

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Additional Information: © 2011 University of Notre Dame
Divisions: Government
Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
Sets: Departments > Government
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2011 09:30
Last Modified: 20 Jan 2020 04:27

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