Enforcing the Peace: Learning from the Imperial Past

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Anarchy breeds terrorism, yet the international community has been reluctant to commit the necessary resources to supporting and maintaining peaceful rule. This daring work argues that modern peacekeeping operations and military occupations bear a surprising resemblance to the imperialism practiced by liberal states a century ago. It shows how the West's attempts to remake foreign societies in their own image-even with the best of intentions-invariably fail. Focusing on operations in Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, and East Timor in ...

Enforcing the Peace: Learning from the Imperial Past 2006, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231129121

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Enforcing the Peace: Learning from the Imperial Past 2004, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231129138

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