peace enforcement


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peace enforcement

Application of military force, or the threat of its use, normally pursuant to international authorization, to compel compliance with resolutions or sanctions designed to maintain or restore peace and order. See also peace building; peacekeeping; peacemaking; peace operations.
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She said Pakistan's cautious approach to peace enforcement stemmed from concerns that peacekeepers not become an external intervention in internal or regional conflicts.
Kosovo and East Timor both experienced regional peace enforcement operations to end violent conflict in 1999, followed by massive operations in which they essentially became trustees of international actors.
and peace enforcement, the majority of the paper uses the generic term
DPKO reported that UN peacekeeping was only viable if certain conditions were met (especially a lasting cease-fire and viable and inclusive political process), and that in the absence of those conditions the only plausible military option was the deployment of a large and highly capable multinational force to conduct a peace enforcement operation and impose a settlement.
We are very active in peace-keeping and peace enforcement .
Irish troops are based in Chad as part of a UN peace enforcement mission, less than 100km from the troubled Sudanese border.
THE Irish commander of the EU peace enforcement mission to Chad yesterday warned the African region could face a worsening humanitarian situation.
Additionally, the logistics officers developed a comprehensive Logistics Concept of Operations in order to support the deployment, sustainment, and redeployment of an A3 Brigade conducting a fictional Peace Enforcement operation in Africa.
Peacekeeping and peace enforcement are the principal types of peace operations.
In the new imperial age of peace enforcement, the legacy of Britain's "shameful flight" from South Asia Should serve to .
This article argues that using armed force in peace enforcement operations (PEO) need not be reserved for a Last Resort even while preserving the integrity of Just War theory.
He concludes that the United Nations' attempt to conduct peacekeeping but not peace enforcement limits the effectiveness of missions and allows aggressors and warlords to carry on war, atrocities, and ethnic cleansing with impunity.

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