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  1. Somalia and Operation Restore Hope: Reflections on Peacemaking and Peacekeeping
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  2. Somalia and Operation Restore Hope: Reflections on Peacemaking and Peacekeeping

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The Los Angeles Times describes this volume as one of the two most important postmortems written since the United Nations dismantled its troubled and lamented mission to Somalia.

“Somalia” has become a symbol for the unacceptable costs of humanitarian intervention, for the type of foreign involvement that should be avoided. But the authors of this timely book, themselves key participants in the U.S.-led operation there, argue that substantial good was done―the tide of famine was stayed, hundreds of thousands of lives saved, and steps toward political reconciliation begun. Despite the recent renewal of political violence, the humanitarian situation remains stable.

In launching Operation Restore Hope, the multinational coalition faced a complex, tense, and rapidly unfolding situation. The authors detail how the carefully limited mission achieved its goals, including mutual understanding with the Somalis, by combining political, military, and humanitarian actions. But the authors also describe how different U.S. and UN concepts of the mission and subsequent changes in the mission’s scope led almost inevitably to confrontation.

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Country
USA
Binding
Paperback
Brand
Brand: United States Institute of Peace
EAN
9781878379412
Feature
Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN
1878379410
Label
United States Institute of Peace
Manufacturer
United States Institute of Peace
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
256
PublicationDate
1995-06-01
Publisher
United States Institute of Peace
Studio
United States Institute of Peace
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
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