By Elinor Sloan
What's the function of peace help operations in coping with non-traditional crises? this can be the significant concentration of Sloan's research of peacekeeping and the altering nature of the foreign community's involvement in Bosnia following the outbreak of civil battle in 1992. the most important gamers during this drama are 3 institutions?€”the ecu Union, NATO, and the United Nations?€”and 5 significant powers, together with Britain, France, Germany, Russia, and the us. Sloan examines their activities and undertakings in the course of the prism of numerous views, together with the peacekeeping, peacemaking, peace enforcement, and peace construction dimensions.This learn advances present considering on peacekeeping and comparable operations via distinguishing key features of the kinds of operation and indicating how they top relate to each other. It additionally demanding situations the concept that the foreign reaction to clash in Bosnia used to be haphazard or careworn, suggesting in its place that the foreign community's activities could be simply understood as a mirrored image of the evolution of significant strength pursuits. the general influence is to make clear well timed, advanced, and interrelated topics. The reader comes away with a transparent realizing of what went flawed (and correct) and why in Bosnia, and what classes the event holds for the longer term. this can be needs to examining for army and peacekeeping planners and for students and researchers within the fields of strategic stories, foreign protection, and diplomacy.
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10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Page v To Thomas Page vi This page intentionally left blank. Page vii Contents Preface ix Introduction xi Acronyms xiii Chapter 1 The Range of Choice: Crisis Management Tools for the Post-Cold War Era 1 Chapter 2 Prelude to the Bosnian Crisis 11 Chapter 3 Peacekeeping in Bosnia 19 Chapter 4 Peacemaking in Bosnia 45 Chapter 5 Peace Enforcement in Bosnia 71 Chapter 6 Peacebuilding in Bosnia 83 Chapter 7 Conclusion 99 Appendix 1: UNPROFOR and IFOR Compared 113 Appendix 2: Forms of Military Operations Compared 115 Selected Bibliography 119 Index 125 Page viii This page intentionally left blank.
Page xiii Acronyms EC European Community EU European Union IFOR Implementation Force JNA Yugoslav People’s Army NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization NFZ No-Fly Zone OSCE Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe RRF Rapid Reaction Force SFOR Stabilization Force UNEF United Nations Emergency Force UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees UNPROFOR United Nations Protection Force UNSC United Nations Security Council UNSCR United Nations Security Council Resolution UNTAG United Nations Transition Assistance Group UNTSO United Nations Truce Supervision Organization WEU Western European Union Page xiv This page intentionally left blank.
For providing me the opportunity to study in this area. I am also grateful to Dr. Bernd Goetze and Mrs. Jean Shannon for their continued friendship and guidance. Lastly, this work would not have been possible without the unwavering support of my husband Thomas. While these people were invaluable, the responsibility for any mistakes or inaccuracies is entirely mine. Page xi Introduction The nature of international crisis and crisis management has grown more complex in the post-Cold War era. Whereas “traditional” international crises originated in an interstate conflict, centered on adversaries, and occurred “between peace and war,” today’s nontraditional crises may emerge from an intrastate conflict, include players who are not adversaries, and take place after war has already broken out at some level.