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Speaker Events - Wednesday, December 17, 2008

The Case for Humanitarian Intervention: A Conversation with Gary Bass

As part of its evening events series Beyond the Headlines, IPI recently invited Gary J. Bass, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University and author of Freedom's Battle: The Origins of Humanitarian Intervention (Knopf 2008), to speak on "The Case for Humanitarian Intervention.

A former reporter for The Economist, Mr. Bass spoke candidly on this controversial international issue and engaged in a lively discussion with invited guests, including experts from Permanent Missions to the United Nations and other members of the UN community.

Speaker:

Gary J. Bass, Associate Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University

Moderator:

Warren Hoge, Vice President and Director of External Relations, International Peace Institute

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