The Responsibility to Protect and Germany’s 2013 Elections
Genocide Alert Policy Brief, September 2013
The Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) or ‚Schutzverantwortung‘ has made significant inroads in terms of cementing itself on the German domestic political scene. With the elections just ten days away, how do the major parties plan to deal with the principle? How does it figure, if at all, in their policy platforms? What can we expect from the major parties regarding their support for RtoP for 2013 and beyond? This policy brief provides answers to these questions for an English-speaking audience.