October 3, 2006 5:22PM

Posner on Humanitarian Intervention

Below Andrew criticizes the claim that our Iraq intervention has failed because it has increased the risk of terrorist attacks. While I, as a caveman lawyer, have little expertise on matters of foreign relations, I am an expert on what other lawyers have to say about foreign relations. 


Here, Chicago law professor Eric Posner (and son of Richard Posner) argues that the Iraq war has revealed a different trade‐​off: the uncertain payoff of humanitarian military intervention.