Humanitarian. Intervention. In March of 1999, member states of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) led by the United States commenced what would become a seventy-eight-day bombing campaign against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. It Examines the ethical, legal, and political dimensions of military intervention for humanitarian reasons. How severe must human suffering be before military intervention is considered? Can there be commensurate legal grounding for such an argument? Which actors are the most appropriate agents of intervention.