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By M. Patterson

The heritage of United international locations peacekeeping is essentially one among failure. This e-book places a case for augmenting advert hoc peacekeepers with efficient agreement labour; and in the constraints of a brand new criminal regime, assisting destiny operations with well-trained contractors who may possibly subdue by means of strength those that inflict gross human rights abuses on others.

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18 & 25 (2003) p. 10. E. Hanson, ‘An ECOWAS Protocol on Natural Resources: A Sure Way of Eliminating Conflicts’, Public Agenda (Accra 28 Aug. 2006) viewed on 3 Sept. html>. 3. This is probably one reason why military associations seem to be multiplying. A new Central American peacekeeping force of battalion size was announced in March 2006. It is to be comprised of troops from Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras. com>. For a summary of proposals by Urquhart, the Dutch government, US Congressman McGovern, the Canadian proposal, the ‘Multinational Standby High Readiness Brigade’ or SHIRBRIG, other regional rapid reaction forces & UK joint rapid reaction forces, see T.

See R Dallaire, ‘Military Aspects’, being ch. A. ), A UN Rapid Deployment Brigade: Strengthening the Capacity for Quick Response Netherlands Institute of International Relations (Netherlands: Clingendael, The Hague 1995) at p. 47. A. Annan, ‘Challenges of the New Peacekeeping’, being ch. A. W. Doyle, Peacemaking and Peacekeeping for the New Century Rowman & Littlefield Pub (Maryland 1998) p. 174. Progress on standby arrangements remains limited. For a discussion of this, Article 43 agreements & enforcement agreements see A.

Press (Ithaca & London 2003) p. 57. Howe, ‘Lessons of…’ p. 162; Ofuatey-Kodjoe, ‘Regional Organizations…’ p. 295. Howe, ‘Lessons of…’ pp. 159–60. Howe, ‘Lessons of…’ p. 163. Howe, ‘Lessons of…’ p. 176. Subsequent deployments of ECOMOG’s Nigerian peacekeepers in Sierra Leone (much as in Liberia) were apparently notorious for looting, trafficking in diamonds and drugs, arms sales to insurgents, stealing from aid supplies, rapine and murder of civilians. One particularly alarming claim is that they allegedly slaughtered 50 patients in a Freetown hospital.

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