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The effectiveness of aid in the face of repeated mass atrocities
Jean-Hervé Bradol and Marc Le Pape

situations that called for forceful diplomatic action, or even military intervention to protect civilian lives. 13 MSF, along with other charitable agencies, made it clear that it refused to be the ‘humanitarian alibi’ for this ‘inaction on the part of the international community’, a political stance confirmed in June 1994 when the organisation campaigned for an international

in Humanitarian aid, genocide and mass killings
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Marion Laurence and Emily Paddon Rhoads

–44 . Andersen , Louise Riis ( 2018 ), ‘ The HIPPO in the room: The pragmatic push-back from the UN peace bureaucracy against the militarization of UN peacekeeping ’, International Affairs , 94 : 2 : 1–19 . Autesserre , Séverine ( 2009 ), ‘ Hobbes and the Congo: Frames, local violence, and international intervention ’, International Organization , 63 : 2 : 249–80 . Autesserre

in United Nations peace operations and International Relations theory
Georgina Holmes

Ahmed , Sara ( 2012 ), On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life ( Durham, NC : Duke University Press ). Autesserre , Séverine ( 2014 ), Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention ( Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ). Bastick , Megan , and Claire

in United Nations peace operations and International Relations theory
The Albanian mafia
Xavier Raufer

has spread to western Europe. As mentioned above Interpol notes that seizures of heroin along the Balkans Route, which were until the beginning of 1999 from 1 to 5 kg on average, have gone since the summer of 1999 to 50 kg and sometimes even 1 metric tonne of pure heroin per seizure! Preventing such catastrophes tomorrow What can be done to avoid international intervention fostering the spread of criminal networks – for which Europe will pay the price for a long time? What could be the role of the United Nations, in particular that of the UN Bureau for the Control

in Potentials of disorder
Garret FitzGerald

opinion has become increasingly disenchanted with the concept of according absolute respect to national sovereignty, even where a national government is unwilling or unable to protect its own people from massive human rights abuses which may approach the scale of genocide. A new willingness to endorse international intervention in at least the gravest of such cases, combined with a recognition that direct action by the UN may not be the most effective method where peace enforcement rather than peacekeeping is needed, have led to a major shift towards UN

in Peacemaking in the twenty-first century
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Chen Kertcher

international community to allocate the necessary resources for the new operations. As discussed in Chapter 2, the Secretariat assumed that future operations (after the end of the Cold War) would be smaller in scope, if more complex. De Cuéllar held reservations about international intervention in the conflicts in Cambodia, the former Yugoslavia and Conclusion 203 Somalia, mainly because he was highly doubtful regarding the commitment of the international community to large multidimensional operations. Nevertheless, he tried to prepare the Secretariat towards

in The United Nations and peacekeeping, 1988–95
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Rhiannon Vickers

’s defence estimates, preferring a national military capability which formed part of an international military force that could used for international intervention. Linked to this was the fifth principle of Labour’s internationalism, its belief in ‘anti-militarism’. This has been manifested in many different ways, including a commitment to collective security, arms control and disarmament, regulation of the arms industry, opposition to conscription, support for arbitration and a suspicion of the use of force as a foreign policy instrument. The annual conference regularly

in The Labour Party and the world, volume 1
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War economies, peace economies and transformation
Jenny H. Peterson

, but rather indicative of a faltering project of global governance which imperils its own success through its reliance of faulty, narrow conceptions and ideological commitments. 2 4062 building a peace economy_2652Prelims 25/11/2013 15:06 Page 3 Introduction While examining the failure of one particular policy area, war economy transformation, what emerges are wider conclusions applicable to the practices of development aid and peacebuilding more generally. At issue are the fundamental practices and theories of international intervention, which are exposed as

in Building a peace economy?
Security and insecurity in Indonesian Aceh and Papua
Edward Aspinall and Richard Chauvel

Indonesia’s regions, leading Suharto’s successor, B.J. Habibie, to launch a far-reaching decentralization policy (see Emmerson, 2000 ; Aspinall and Berger, 2001 ; Aspinall and Fealy, 2003 ). In some places, there was a revitalization of secessionist movements. The separation of East Timor, following an independence referendum and international intervention in 1999, encouraged

in Critical Security in the Asia-Pacific
The role of news and online blogs in constructing political personas
Julia Gallagher and V. Y. Mudimbe

French or by the “enemy” on the opposite side of the zone de confiance . This volonté d’avoir des charniers (will to have mass graves) as it was once described to me, simultaneously disqualifies the enemy as a serious political interlocutor and justifies retaliation by the victims’ ( McGovern, 2011: 22 ). A struggle over the international reputation of each opposing side is also evident. Patrick Achi, government spokesman for Ouattara, published several editorials in the British newspaper the Guardian , calling for international intervention as the crisis continued

in Images of Africa