Humanitarianism http://wyso.org en Humanitarian Intervention: The American Experience from William McKinley to Barack Obama http://wyso.org/post/humanitarian-intervention-american-experience-william-mckinley-barack-obama <p>Many of us think of humanitarian intervention as a recent phenomenon of United States foreign policy. Certainly, critics of Barack Obama&rsquo;s intervention in Libya saw America&rsquo;s humanitarian involvement there as some new-fangled excuse to go mucking around in other countries. This month historian Jeff Bloodworth traces a much longer history of humanitarian intervention that goes back to the administration of William McKinley and is connected with the Protestant ideals of some of the nation&#39;s founders. Tue, 15 May 2012 16:06:14 +0000 16096 at http://wyso.org Humanitarian Intervention: The American Experience from William McKinley to Barack Obama