Guest Author

Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans is president and CEO of the International Crisis Group, a leading international nongovernmental organization advising on conflict prevention and resolution. He came to ICG in 2000, after eight years as Australia’s foreign minister. No one could be more qualified to write this book. Evans co-chaired the Canadian-sponsored International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty that initiated the Responsibility to Protect idea in 2001, and he was a member of the UN Secretary General’s High Level Panel that in 2004 proposed its adoption by theWorld Summit. He won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his 1994 Foreign Policy article,”Cooperative Security and Intra-State Conflict.”

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