Michael W. Doyle

Capsule Review
May/June
2012
G. John Ikenberry

Doyle is best known for his seminal essays on democratic peace theory, which have shaped debates about liberalism and war for an entire generation of scholars. Readers will not find a better guide to liberal internationalism and its theoretical rivals than this collection of his writings from the past three decades.

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Michael W. Doyle

The UN authorization of a no-fly zone in Libya gives teeth to the much-heralded “responsibility to protect." But the intervention poses legal and ethical dilemmas that will plague policymakers in the weeks and months ahead.

This article appears in the Foreign Affairs/CFR eBook, The New Arab Revolt.