International Influence on the U.S.'s Decision to Intervene in Human Rights Crises

Friday, November 7, 2014: 9:50 AM
Director’s Row H (Sheraton)
Kathleen D'Urso , Texas Christian University
Since the end of the Cold War, third-party military intervention in human rights crises has rapidly increased.  By studying the effect of international decisions on national ones in two particular case studies, I plan to answer the empirical question: “At what point does the U.S. intervene in human rights crises?”