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Author Lahneman, William J., 1952-

Title Military Intervention : Cases in Context for the Twenty-First Century
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (244 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Abbreviations and Acronyms; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: Perspectives on Civil Violence: A Review of Current Thinking; 2: Somalia: Intervention in Internal Conflict; 3: Intervention in Internal Conflict: The Case of Bosnia; 4: Intervention in Internal Conflict: The Case of Rwanda; 5: Foreign Interventions in Cambodia, 1806-2003; 6: Sustaining Peace in War-Tom Societies: Lessons from the Haitian Experience; 7: Intervention in Sierra Leone; 8: Intervention in East Timor
9: Military Intervention: Lessons for the Twenty-First CenturyBibliography; Index; About the Contributors
Summary Internal conflict continues to be the most common form of organized violence, most often occurring in a so-called 'arc of instability' comprised of Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and Southeast Asia. The misery and death caused by these conflicts, with helpless civilians often victims, has resulted in states and coalitions of states intervening militarily to stop the bloodshed, giving rise to many difficult issues. When should states perform military intervention? How should it be conducted? Is intervention a tactic that can be executed exclusive of other considerations or must it be pa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index
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Subject Humanitarian intervention -- Case studies.
Peacekeeping forces -- Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Burg, Steven L., 1950-
Chandler, David.
Forrester, Jason
Khadiagala, Gilbert M.
Kumar, Chetan.
Laitin, David D.
Nuamah, Kwaku
Schwartz, Eric.
Steinbruner, John
William Zartman, and I
ISBN 1461609240