1. The dynamics of consensual intervention 2. The concepts of intervention and internal armed conflict 3. The modalities of forcible intervention 4. Internal armed conflicts and consent in the war-prerogative era and effectiveness as a source of rights 5. Intervention and consent in the inter-war period and the fragmentation of traditional doctrines 6. The preference of governments : from dichotomy to rebuttable presumption 7. The scope of government consent power : general thresholds 8. From effective control over territory to effective protection of civilians 9. Consent power, democracy, human rights and self-determination 10. Consent by opposition groups : between recognition and humanitarian intervention ; between legality and legitimacy.