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Swords and ploughshares : bringing peace to the 21st century

Author: Paddy Ashdown
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book investigates modern peace-keeping missions, and reveals how to build a country out of the ruins of civil war. No two missions are the same, but there are already lessons enough to build on."--BOOK JACKET.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ashdown, Paddy, 1941-
Swords and ploughshares.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, ©2007
(OCoLC)608446532
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paddy Ashdown
ISBN: 9780297853282 0297853287 0297853031 9780297853039
OCLC Number: 81452904
Description: xiii, 338 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Why intervene? --
A short history of peacemaking --
What is legal? --
Stabilisation --
State-building --
Right analysis : wrong solution --
The seamless garment --
Who's in charge? --
New structure : new thinking --
Conclusion. --
Appendix A. The preparations for Bosnia --
Appendix B. The savage war of peace : Bosnia 2002-3 --
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Responsibility: Paddy Ashdown.

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"Few people are better qualified to write about muscular international intervention than muscular Paddy Ashdown... so his book... has plenty to recommend it." THE ECONOMIST "What makes Ashdown Read more...

 
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