Can intervention work?
Rory Stewart and Gerald Knaus distill their remarkable firsthand experiences of political and military interventions into a potent examination of what we can and cannot achieve in a new era of "nation building." As they delve into the massive, military-driven efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkans, the expansion of the EU, and the bloodless "color" revolutions in the former Soviet states, they reveal each effort's consequences for international relations, human rights, and our understanding of state building. Stewart and Knaus parse carefully the philosophies that have informed interventionism and draw on their experiences in the military, nongovernmental organizations, and the Iraqi provincial government to reveal what we can ultimately expect from large-scale interventions, and how they might best realize positive change in the world.
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|Full title||can intervention work|
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|Last Indexed||2018-06-18 04:22:51AM|
|auth_author2||Knaus, Gerald., Langton, James.|
|author2-role||Knaus, Gerald., Knaus, Gerald.|Author, Langton, James.|Narrator, hoopla digital.|
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|display_description||Rory Stewart and Gerald Knaus distill their remarkable firsthand experiences of political and military interventions into a potent examination of what we can and cannot achieve in a new era of 'nation building.' As they delve into the massive, military-driven efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Balkans, the expansion of the EU, and the bloodless 'color' revolutions in the former Soviet states, they reveal consequences for international relations, human rights, understanding of state building.|
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|record_details||hoopla:MWT10023923|eAudiobook|Audio Books|Unabridged.|English|Dreamscape Media, LLC ,|2011.|1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 19 min.)) : digital., ils:.b19027862|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|W. W. Norton & Co.,|c2011.|xxvi, 236 p. ; 22 cm.|
|series||Amnesty International global ethics|
|series_with_volume||Amnesty International global ethics||
|subject_facet||Intervention (International law), Intervention (International law) -- Case studies|
|title_display||Can intervention work?|
|title_full||Can intervention work? / Rory Stewart, Gerald Knaus, Can intervention work? [electronic resource] / Rory Stewart and Gerald Knaus|
|title_short||Can intervention work?|
|topic_facet||Intervention (International law)|