The Resource Expanding global military capacity for humanitarian intervention, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Expanding global military capacity for humanitarian intervention, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Label
Expanding global military capacity for humanitarian intervention
Title
Expanding global military capacity for humanitarian intervention
Statement of responsibility
Michael E. O'Hanlon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Humanitarian military intervention and muscular peace operations have been partially effective in recent years in saving thousands of lives from the Balkans to Haiti to Somalia to Cambodia to Mozambique. However, success has often been mitigated by the international community's unwillingness or inability to quickly send enough forces capable of dealing with a situation decisively. In other cases, the international community has essentially stood aside as massive but possibly preventable humanitarian tragedies have taken place - for instance, in Angola and Rwanda in the mid-1990s and in Congo as this book goes to press. Sometimes these failures have simply been the result of an insufficient pool of available military and police forces to conduct the needed intervention or stabilization missions."
  • "In this timely new book, Michael O'Hanlon presents a blueprint for developing sufficient global intervention capacity to save many more lives with force. He contends that, at least for now, individual countries rather than the United Nations should develop the aggregate capacity to address several crises of varying scale and severity, and that many more countries should share in the effort. The United States' role is twofold: it must make slight redesigns in its own military and encourage other nations to join it in this type of intervention, including training and support of troops in countries that are willing to take the necessary steps to prevent humanitarian disaster but lack the resources."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 341.5/84
  • 341.584
Index
index present
LC call number
JZ6368
LC item number
.O36 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Expanding global military capacity for humanitarian intervention, Michael E. O'Hanlon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
1. Saving Lives with Force -- 2. The Need to Double the Global Effort -- How to Intervene -- How Many Forces Does the International Community Need? -- Requirements for Police -- Summary -- 3. Projectable Military Forces in the World Today -- The Major Industrialized Democracies -- Developing Countries -- China and Russia -- The United States -- 4. An Agenda for Improving Intervention Capacity -- The Major Industrialized Democracies -- Developing Countries -- The United States -- Conclusion
Control code
000024194325
Extent
p. cm
Isbn
9780815764410
Lccn
2002151828
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b20213360
System control number
  • 24194325ec
  • (OCoLC)50899042

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