The UN's role in nation-building : from the Congo to Iraq

Reviews UN efforts to transform eight unstable countries into democratic, peaceful, and prosperous partners, and compares those missions with United States nation-building operations. The UN provides the most suitable institutional framework for nation-building missions that require fewer than 20,00...

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Main Author: Dobbins, James
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. RAND Corp. 2005, 2005
Series:Rand Corporation monograph series
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Summary:Reviews UN efforts to transform eight unstable countries into democratic, peaceful, and prosperous partners, and compares those missions with United States nation-building operations. The UN provides the most suitable institutional framework for nation-building missions that require fewer than 20,000 men -- one with a comparatively low cost structure, a comparatively high success rate, and the greatest degree of international legitimacy
Item Description:Title from title screen (viewed Mar. 17, 2005). - "MG-304."
Physical Description:xliii, 273 pages illustrations, map
ISBN:9780833035899
0833035894
0883035894