The ICRC: a unique humanitarian protagonist

The International Committee of the Red Cross, as a unique and respected humanitarian actor, has changed considerably since the 1970s. It has carved out an enduring place for neutral humanitarianism in conflicts, but one that is not free from controversies and challenges.

About the author

David P. Forsythe
Professor

Charles J. Mach Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.