Haiti Needs Help, but the U.S. Needs To Change Before It Can Provide It

Xiomara Jean-Louis // Rather than wipe its hands of involvement after having contributed to Haiti’s squalor, the United States should shift from an interventionist view to a introspective one and reflect on how its policies create the conditions for harm outside its borders—intentionally or not.

Liberal Interventionism and the Crisis of International Law

Julian Fisher // When the United States...enforced international law against an aggressive Iraq and brought war criminals to trial in Yugoslavia, all while embarking on its own aggressive wars and committing its own war crimes...left the lasting impression...that the international system is neither value-neutral nor necessarily liberal but merely subservient to hegemonic power.