This essay addresses the conditions under which reactive and pre-emptive military intervention are ethical, and whether adjustments can and should be made in international law and institutions to establish the parameters of their legality and to ensure that they are authorized by legitimate authority.
Flood, Patrick J.
"A Next Rwanda? A Next Iraq? Military Intervention In The 21st Century,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 11
, Article 11.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol11/iss2/11