R2P and Syria

 Description What is the Responsibility to Protect (R2P)? Does Syria meet the requirements for its application? (HINT: The arguments presented by Marc Weller and David Tafuri to justify the multilateral attack on Syria as a legitimate action according to international law provide examples of the justification for intervention. Also see Akbarzadeh and Saba’s discussion of why many UN member states are suspicious of R2P.