In the eyes of international law student, conflicts are perceived through layers of regulation in which juridically relevant to the case discussed. Therefore, the only result by the analysis done will be ranges of plausibility by certain laws on the analyzed acts. Well, you can’t just define ‘Power’ as relevant variable even though it is potentially one of the most important or simply can be said the determining factor of which dictates who gets what when and how, just like the case of Gaddafi of Libya in the backdrop of highly-political Middle East. If the issues here are about civil supremacy, democracy, or anything related to protection of human rights there’ll be more than this specific-Gaddafi to be strong-armed by the peace-loving international law enforcement unit.
-article discussed: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/in-the-mideast-useful-and-non-useful-tyrants/2011/03/21/ABeWu38_story.html?utm_term=.db486d6ed0d5