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Review of Jean Bricmont’s Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War

This is the first in a series of book reviews on militarism by Midge Quandt. Jean Bricmont, Humanitarian Imperialism: Using Human Rights to Sell War, Monthly Review Press, 2006, 183 pp. Since the end of the Cold War, the doctrine of humanitarian intervention — which asserts that severe human rights violations justify the abrogation of…