La guerra justa de Barack Obama y la Primavera Árabe. De la retórica discursiva a la experiencia práctica

  1. Ramón Luis Soriano Díaz
Universitas: Revista de Filosofía, Derecho y Política

ISSN: 1698-7950

Year of publication: 2017

Issue: 26

Pages: 99-134

Type: Article

DOI: 10.20318/UNIVERSITAS.2017.3748 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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This work refers the attitude of the President Barack Obama concerning the rebellions of the so-called Arab Spring, revealing if the criteria of the just war defended in his speeches correspond to the real policy of the United States. Both planes are included in the scene of rebellions occurred in three countries: Libya, Egypt and Tunisia. The main conclusion is that there is a long, as well as irregular, distance between theory and practice of president Obama, prevailing the interests of United States respect to the protection of human rights, which is one of the main vectors of their concept of just war.