As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
In the wake of Cyclone Nargis, the East Asian nation of Burma / Myanmar has been unable– and some say unwilling — to dispense humanitarian assistance in a timely manner. Now global leaders are publicly discussing options that would violate that nation’s sovereignty, including delivering aid without permission. We explore whether the international community’s “responsibility to protect” extends to humanitarian crises.
- Gareth Evans President, International Crisis Group; co-chair of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty; and a member of the UN Secretary-General's Advisory Committee on the Prevention of Genocide.
- Stephen Groves Fellow, The Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom, Heritage Foundation
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