Chapter 5: Framing International Relations - The Role of Laws and Organizations


The Security Council passes authorization on armed intervention in Kabi, beginning with the enforcement of a “no-fly” zone over the state but with provisions of escalation should Kabi continue abuse its populace. Kabi’s powerful allies in the UN, notably the Russian Federation, back down in the face of unified opposition and domestic opinion shifting against their erstwhile ally. With unified opposition that seems more than willing to escalate, Kabi is brought to the negotiating table after several months and UN led talks between minority groups and the Kabite government begin, though violence had spread in the interim and the death toll eventually reached over a thousand individuals.

A deal is eventually reached where Kabi repeals its controversial ID law and agrees to limited government reform to better represent minority groups, and in return will receive relief from sanctions as well as UN funding. Though tensions remain high and the future is uncertain, you have managed to contain the crisis and prevent a total collapse into civil war.

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