Talk of the Nation: The Responsibility to Protect in Syria and Beyond
National Public Radio
6 February 2012
Nancy Soderberg, former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
David Bosco, assistant professor of international politics, American University
NPR Talk of the Nation host, Neal Conan, interviewed Nancy Soderberg and David Bosco to discuss the application of the Responsibility to Protect in Syria and where the line is drawn on RtoP, such as reigme change. They look into the case of Libya in comparison to Syria, the necessity of infringement on the sovereignty of states, the issues surrounding “Western” intervention, and the politics involved in implementing RtoP.
Listen to the interview.