military intervention

Military intervention is the conscious act of a nation or a group of nations to introduce its military forces into another nation during the course of an existing controversy. Military intervention is used on the basis of humanitarian intervention. It implies the use of military action to another nation to ensure the preservation of human life, respect for human rights and prevention of abuse by a nation against its people.

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In conclusion, every violation of human rights and freedom do not justify for military intervention. There is a need to consider the nature, scope and magnitude of the crisis before intervention is approved and deemed acceptable. It is crucial to acknowledge that it is not possible to intervene in every crisis. Only extreme situations necessitate military intervention since intervention is risky to both the outsiders and the citizens of the state.

Brown, Chris, Terry Nardin, and N J. Rengger. Texts in International Relations: From Ancient Greece to the First World War. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Print.

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