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Author Hippel, Karin von
Title Democracy by Force : US Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War World
Imprint Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999
©1999
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Note Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Table of Contents -- Maps -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction: dangerous hubris -- Military intervention and nation-building: an historical overview -- The evolution of the non-interventionary norm -- American allowances -- Nation-building and democratisation defined -- The apex of nation-building: the Allied occupation of Germany and Japan -- Germany and Japan: an overview -- Germany -- Japan -- The nadir of nation-building: Vietnam -- Nation-building wanes in the new world order -- Issues addressed: why these case studies? -- Building castles in the swamp -- 2 Invasion or intervention? Operation Just Cause -- In the run-up to invasion -- A painfully close Panamanian-American relationship -- Drugs and diplomacy: just say no -- Count-down to the invasion -- Plans conceived and completed -- Planning an invasion -- Operation Promote Liberty and the military support group: after the invasion -- Policing the police -- In the aftermath of the aftermath -- Evolving international law -- Conclusions -- Lessons learned -- 3 Disappointed and defeated in Somalia -- Somalia, the United Nations, and the United States -- Creating the crisis -- Traditional or trailblazing? -- Nation-building -- We can rebuild it: we have the technology -- Over-exertion and under-achievement (814 or bust) -- Somali solecisms -- UNcertainties -- American obfuscation -- UN-US unstable alliance -- Conclusions -- Lessons learned - lessons to learn -- Vicious circles vs. on-going efforts to rebuild the state -- 4 Heartened in Haiti -- The run-up to intervention -- Democratisation and international security -- Haiti's tragic history -- International response to Aristide's overthrow: the last straw -- Non-compliance meets a military response -- Why military force?
Closer collaboration: US and UN co-ordination -- Intervention, not invasion -- MNF to UNMIH to UNSMIH to UNTMIH to MIPONUH: transition to peacekeeping and operation shrinkage -- Limited mandates -- Nation-building part I: police, military and judicial reforms -- Nation-building part II: strengthening democratic institutions -- Nation-building part III: economic development -- Assistance by foreign troops -- Conclusions -- Lessons learned and applied: militarily -- Lessons learned and applied: inter-agency co-operation and peace support operations -- Reversing the downward development spiral -- Implications for the future: is Haiti a model? -- 5 UNPROFOR, IFOR and SFOR: can peace be FORced on Bosnia? -- International impotence -- Serbian irredentism -- The European Community recognises new states -- Conflicting approaches -- Sanctions -- Difficulties at the UN -- The media and refugees -- The plethora of peace plans -- To carve up Bosnia -- NATO attacks -- Down to Dayton -- Conclusions -- Dayton in practice -- A perilous peace? -- Implications -- 6 Hubris or progress: can democracy be forced? -- Common considerations: what factors preceded the interventions? -- Lessons learned and applied -- The rules of disengagement -- Co-ordination compels compliance -- Peace support operations -- A return to the non-interventionary norm? -- Conclusions -- Advances in nation-building? -- State collapse and reconstruction -- Bibliography -- BOOKS AND REPORTS -- JOURNAL ARTICLES AND SHORT PAPERS -- NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES AND WIRE SERVICES CONSULTED -- OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS -- CONFERENCE PAPERS -- Index
This 1999 book is a study of US military interventions after the Cold War
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Link Print version: Hippel, Karin von Democracy by Force : US Military Intervention in the Post-Cold War World Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c1999 9780521650519
Subject United States--Foreign relations--1989-
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Nish, Ian
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Walter, Andrew
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