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New armies from old : merging competing militaries after civil wars

Author: Roy E Licklider
Publisher: Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Negotiating a peaceful end to civil wars, which often includes an attempt to bring together former rival military or insurgent factions into a new national army, has been a frequent goal of conflict resolution practitioners since the Cold War. In practice, however, very little is known about what works, and what doesn't work, in bringing together former opponents to build a lasting peace. Contributors to this volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
New armies from old.
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014]
(DLC) 2013026134
(OCoLC)852957467
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy E Licklider
ISBN: 9781626160446 1626160449
OCLC Number: 879024960
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 320 pages)
Contents: Foreword / by Bruce Russett --
Introduction / Roy Licklider --
Mixed motives? Explaining the decision to integrate militaries at civil war's end / Caroline Hartzell --
Early adopters --
Sudan 1972-1983 / Matthew LeRiche --
Military integration from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe / Paul Jackson --
Merging militaries: the Lebanese case / Florence Gaub --
Autonomous development --
From failed power sharing in Rwanda to successful top-down military integration / Stephen Burgess --
From rebels to soldiers: an analysis of the Philippine policy of integrating former Moro National Liberation Front combatants into the armed forces / Rosalie Arcala Hall --
South Africa / Roy Licklider --
International involvement --
Half-brewed: the lukewarm results of creating an integrated military in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Judith Verweijen --
Merging militaries: Mozambique / Andrea Bartoli and Martha Mutisi --
Bosnia-Herzegovina: from three armies to one / Rohan Maxwell --
Bringing the good, the bad and the ugly into the peace fold: the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces after the Lomø Peace Agreement / Mimmi Søderberg Kovacs --
Burundi / Cyrus Samii --
Alternative perspectives --
The industrial organization of merged armies / David Laitin --
Military dis-integration: canary in the coal mine? / Ronald Krebs --
So what? / Roy Licklider.
Responsibility: Roy Licklider, editor.

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Negotiating a peaceful end to civil wars often includes an attempt to bring together former rival military or insurgent factions into a new national army. This book helps you assess why some civil  Read more...
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