The Current | Feb 4, 2013 | 22:00

Does the 'Responsibility to Protect' doctrine mean Canada is obligated to intervene militarily in Syria?

The ability to get any food to those displaced and fleeing is a serious problem in Syria. And the food isn't the half of it … Syria continues a downward spiral while an international community talks .. threatens .. muses … worries and remains unmoving. What ever happened to Responsibility to Protect? And how irresponsible would military intervention be?

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