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Toward Responsibility In The New World Disorder

Author : John T. Fishel
ISBN : 9781135258023
Genre : Political Science
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This volume commends itself to the reader to provoke thought about what governments and international organizations ought to do when faced with the responsibilities of a given peace operation. Equally important, it suggests what we as citizens in the world community ought to demand of our governments and that community in the current world disorder. The intent is to help decision-makers, policy makers, opinion-makers and students understand the nature of the problem that is likely to provide the greatest challenge to international security management into the next century.

Beyond Declaring Victory And Coming Home

Author : Max G. Manwaring
ISBN : 0275967689
Genre : History
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Discusses why unilateral and multilateral interventions must be used in a holistic, strategic approach in order to achieve peace and stability on an international level in the post-Cold War world.

The Intervention Debate Towards A Posture Of Principled Judgement

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ISBN : 9781428911000
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Policing The New World Disorder

Author : Robert B. Oakley
ISBN : 9780788181146
Genre : Political Science
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In the post-Cold War era anarchic conditions within sovereign states have repeatedly posed serious and intractable challenges to the international order. Nations have been called upon to conduct peace operations in response to dysfunctional or disintegrating states (such as Somalia, Haiti, and the former Yugoslavia). Among the more vigorous therapies for this kind of disorder is revitalizing local public security institutions --the police, judiciary, and penal system. This volume presents insights into the process of restoring public security gleaned from a wide range of practitioners and academic specialists.

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755966
Genre : English literature
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Uncomfortable Wars Revisited

Author : John T. Fishel
ISBN : 0806137118
Genre : Political Science
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Since the end of the Cold War, and especially since September 11, 2001, the United States has faced daunting challenges in the areas of foreign policy and national security. Threatened by failing states, insurgencies, civil wars, and terrorism, the nation has been compelled to re-evaluate its traditional responses to global conflict. In this timely book, John T. Fishel and Max G. Manwaring present a much-needed strategy for conducting unconventional warfare in an increasingly violent world. In the early 1990s, Manwaring introduced a new paradigm for addressing low-intensity conflicts, or conflicts other than major wars. Termed the Manwaring Paradigm or SWORD (Small Wars Operations Research Directorate) model, it has been tested successfully by scholars and practitioners and refined in the wake of new and significant “uncomfortable wars” around the world, most notably the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Uncomfortable Wars Revisited broadens the definition of the original paradigm and applies it to specific confrontations

Peace Operations Between War And Peace

Author : Erwin A. Schmidl
ISBN : 9781135300098
Genre : Political Science
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Peace operations entail a special form of co-operation between nation-states and international organization, but tend to be most difficult for the soldiers, police and civilian officials on the ground. This volume highlights the latter role with case studies of Srebrenica and Somalia.

The New Counterinsurgency Era

Author : David H. Ucko
ISBN : 9781589017283
Genre : Political Science
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Confronting insurgent violence in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military has recognized the need to “re-learn” counterinsurgency. But how has the Department of Defense with its mixed efforts responded to this new strategic environment? Has it learned anything from past failures? In The New Counterinsurgency Era, David Ucko examines DoD’s institutional obstacles and initially slow response to a changing strategic reality. Ucko also suggests how the military can better prepare for the unique challenges of modern warfare, where it is charged with everything from providing security to supporting reconstruction to establishing basic governance—all while stabilizing conquered territory and engaging with local populations. After briefly surveying the history of American counterinsurgency operations, Ucko focuses on measures the military has taken since 2001 to relearn old lessons about counterinsurgency, to improve its ability to conduct stability operations, to change the institutional bias against counterinsurgency, and to account for successes gained from the learning process. Given the effectiveness of insurgent tactics, the frequency of operations aimed at building local capacity, and the danger of ungoverned spaces acting as havens for hostile groups, the military must acquire new skills to confront irregular threats in future wars. Ucko clearly shows that the opportunity to come to grips with counterinsurgency is matched in magnitude only by the cost of failing to do so.

International Intervention And The Use Of Force Military And Police Roles

Author : Cornelius Friesendorf
ISBN : 9292222023
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The New International Policing

Author : Beth Greener
ISBN : 0230573908
Genre : Social Science
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Police personnel have increasingly been deployed outside their own domestic jurisdictions to uphold law and order and to help rebuild states. This book explores the phenomenon of a new international policing and outlines the range of challenges and opportunities it presents to both practitioners and theorists.

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