Jack Snyder (Ph.D., Columbia, 1981) is the Robert and Renee Belfer Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science and the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia.Espanol | French | Arabic |
To prevent atrocities, count on politics first, law later
Recent studies pointing to the global deterrent effect of the ICC and international law in reducing atrocities are highly speculative.
On a wing and a prayer: can religion revive the rights movement?
Normative frameworks in the Global South are largely religious, making it difficult for the secular human rights movement to penetrate these societies. Religious ...
Misunderstanding the mass politics of the rights mission
By: Jack Snyder
The problem with Aryeh Neier’s argument is that, historically, there has been no way to separate efforts to promote general human rights from rising groups’ political ...