Once more unto the breach : humanitarian interventions in failed states

Orchard, Phil (2001) Once more unto the breach : humanitarian interventions in failed states. Masters thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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Failed and failing states are a growing concern throughout the world. These states leave the United Nations and the international community in the position of either helping or ignoring them. Unfortunately, when the UN has chosen to intervene, it has been unsuccessful in solving the state's long term problems. This thesis will examine two case studies of failed' interventions, Somalia and Haiti, and existing theoretical models in order to 1) explore the strategies available to the UN to stop complex emergencies in failed states and then to reconstruct them, and 2) propose a new humanitarian intervention framework embodying these lessons.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/8544
Item ID: 8544
Additional Information: Bibliography: leaves 133-139.
Department(s): Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of > Political Science
Date: 2001
Date Type: Submission
Geographic Location: Africa--Somalia; Republic of Haiti
Library of Congress Subject Heading: United Nations--Peacekeeping forces--Somalia; United Nations--Peacekeeping forces--Haiti; Humanitarian intervention--Somalia; Humanitarian intervention--Haiti

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