Dilemmas of Reconciliation: Cases and Concepts

By Carol A.L. Prager; Trudy Govier | Go to book overview

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What Can Others Do?1 Foreign
Governments and the Politics
of Peacebuilding

Tom Keating


Introduction

Since the end of the Cold War in 1989, international politics has been marked by two somewhat contradictory trends. First, violent conflict has persisted in many parts of the world. Most of this violent conflict has occurred within countries, and many of the victims of this violent conflict have been civilians. For example, at one point in the mid-1990s, all of the major conflicts in the world were civil or intrastate in nature. While the exact toll in human life and suffering is unknown, it is evident that millions of people have lost their lives in conflicts in Rwanda, Bosnia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Kosovo, Angola, and Haiti, among others. Countless more have been maimed or displaced, and the number of refugees generated by these conflicts has been unprecedented. Clearly, the end of the Cold War has brought little relief and less security to many people around the globe. This was not, of course, as it was supposed to be. The end of the Cold War was to have introduced a new era of peace and an emphasis on the rights and privileges of human beings. Indeed, the second prominent feature of international politics in the 1990s has been the emphasis given to individual human rights and human security. In addition to various declarations and charters, numerous national reconciliation commissions, and an agreement to establish an International Criminal Court, there has also been a noteworthy increase in the number, variety, scope, and prominence of outside interventions for allegedly

Notes to chapter 6 are on pp. 193-95.

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