Skip to comments."Responsibility to Protect" - The End of National Sovereignty As We Know It?
Posted on 03/28/2011 11:15:24 AM PDT by opentalk
Why Did U.S. President Barack Obama order a military attack on Libya? Why did he seek the permission of the United Nations Security Council, but not that of the U.S. Congress - as he is constitutionally obliged to do?
Glenn Beck has explained President Obama's decision to attack Libya in terms of the United Nations' "Responsibility to Protect Doctrine"
Mr Beck is right.
According to Radio Free Europe
Those who justify the Libyan intervention on humanitarian grounds draw much of their logic from a concept which has dramatically gained ground over recent decades. The concept is known as "R2P," shorthand for the world's "Responsibility to Protect" civilians.But what does this catchy little phrase mean? Where did it come from? What are its implications?
The United Nations reported in July 2009;
The Obama administration is supporting moves to implement an U.N. doctrine calling for collective military action to halt genocide. In a week-long debate on implementing the Responsibility to Protect Doctrine, the U.S. joined a majority of U.N. countries, including Russia and China, in supporting implementation of the policy. The doctrine itself was approved in 2005 by more than 150 states including the U.S. The doctrine specifies that diplomatic options such as internal conflict resolution, sanctions, and prosecution by the International Criminal Court, should be used first. If they don't work, then a multi-national force approved by the Security Council would be deployed.In other words, if the United Nations does not approve of a certain government's behavior, and that government's leaders will not respond to sanctions and the threat of prosecution, they will be attackeded militarily.
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--To convince the American people and its leaders to embrace the norm of the responsibility to protect as a domestic and foreign policy priority.
--To convince our political leadership that the US must join the ICC.(International Criminal Court)
--To convince our political leadership to empower the UN and the ICC with a legitimate and effective deterrent and enforcement mechanism - an International Marshals Service - a standing international police force to arrest atrocity crimes indictees.
—Aimed primarily at Israel.
Aimed primarily at Israel
Only to begin with.
--This allowed Obama to neuter congress and we the people even more. This is a huge expense, our tax dollars , weapons and service men. It moves power to a select few.
--Sets a precedent for a political tool in the future.
--Negates any reduction in debt made by congress. Makes US weaker every day it continues.
I don't get congress going along with this, unless they are also on board with the UN/nwo consolidation of power.
I don’t get congress going along with this, unless they are also on board with the UN/nwo consolidation of power.
Congress. Constitution - they are yesterday’s news ... neutered. Push comes to shove, Our Dear Leader will become Our Dear Leader in reality. Remember they will stop at absolutely nothing ...
These stood out given recent handling of Libya and the R2P agenda.
9. Promote the U.N. as the only hope for mankind. If it's charter is rewritten, demand that it be set up as a one-world government with its own independent armed forces.
23. Discredit the American Constitution by calling it inadequate, old-fashioned, out of step with modern needs, a hindrance to cooperation between nations on a worldwide basis.
25. Support any socialist movement to give centralized control over any part of the cultural education, social agencies, welfare , programs, mental health clinics, etc.
Paging Mr. Helms.
Paging Mr. Helms.
Senator Jesse Helms, can you stop spinning and pick up the white courtesy phone from the great beyond and tell us someone that will point out this atrocity in Congress?
IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776
The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America
When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Natures God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.
Change the thirteen to fifty and this is just as valid today as the day it was written. Our time grows very, very short. This is obama’s Waco, people. We let clinton get away with it. Are we going to let this pass too?
DOJ Holder and Cass Suntein were both involved. John Podesta and Samantha Power are also Soros people influencing this administration. Soros and his money is being used to attack the Constitution at all levels. R2P is part of it.
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You are overlooking a very important figure in all of this. bill clinton. soros provides the bucks. clinton is the genious. Every, single, solitary appointment in o-negtive’s government are clintonistas. Even the likes of van jones. Do not figure any of this without figuring in clinton. And logic will tell you that bush had his role as well.
soros paid, clinton set it up, and bush pulled the trigger at the very end of his term.
You’re right. It is like Clinton’s third term. I think this is why the tea party is such a threat. Goldman Sachs also holds positions continuously.
There, fixed it!
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