Doha, Security and Justice – A Response to Prof. Raj Bhala
22 Pages Posted: 22 Feb 2013
Date Written: 2011
In his characteristically challenging manner, Professor Raj Bhala confronts us with a strong thesis: that the Doha Development Round (“DDR”) is a failed counterinsurgency operation. Bhala argues that the DDR was launched to spur development and reduce poverty — particularly among Muslims — and thereby increase security in a post-9/11 world, only to fall back into the all too predictable pattern of powerful states pursuing their national interest (narrowly conceived).
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