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State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2004-05-13

The threat of terror, which flares in Africa and Indonesia, has given the problem of failed states an unprecedented immediacy and importance. In the past, failure had a primarily humanitarian dimension, with fewer implications for peace and security. Now nation-states that fail, or may do so, pose dangers to themselves,

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State Failure and State Weakness in a Time of Terror
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2003-01

Since September 11, the threat of terror gives the failed state problem an immediacy and an importance that transcends its previous humanitarian dimension. In the past, failure had fewer implications for peace and security. Now failed states pose dangers to themselves, theirneighbors, and to people around the globe. Preventing nation states

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Peacekeeping and Peace Enforcement In Africa
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-01

Edited by World Peace Foundation president Robert I. Rotberg, the chapters in this volume focus on preventing outbreaks of civil war and other vicious internal conflicts in Africa. The contributors review the sorry state of African conflict prevention and weigh the merits of new methods of peace enforcement, including militant

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When States Fail
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-28

Since 1990, more than 10 million people have been killed in the civil wars of failed states, and hundreds of millions more have been deprived of fundamental rights. The threat of terrorism has only heightened the problem posed by failed states. When States Fail is the first book to examine how and

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A Principled Approach to State Failure
  • Author : Chiara Giorgetti
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2010

This book is the first legal study of state failure in international law. Dr. Giorgetti specifically analyses health, environmental and human rights emergencies and suggests concrete instruments for international actors facing emergencies in failing states. Her Principles for Action are an important contribution to the development of international law.

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Corruption  Global Security  and World Order
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2009-12-01

Never before have world order and global security been threatened by so many destabilizing factors—from the collapse of macroeconomic stability to nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and tyranny. Corruption, Global Security, and World Order reveals corruption to be at the very center of these threats and proposes remedies such as positive

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China into Africa
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2009-10-01

Africa has long attracted China. We can date their first certain involvement from the fourteenth century, but East African city-states may have been trading with southern China even earlier. In the mid-twentieth century, Maoist China funded and educated sub-Saharan African anticolonial liberation movements and leaders, and the PRC then assisted

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The Tragedy of Failure  Evaluating State Failure and Its Impact on the Spread of Refugees  Terrorism  and War
  • Author : Tiffiany O. Howard
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2010-04-21

This intriguing approach to international conflict seeks to facilitate a dialogue between academics and policymakers on how to better anticipate and prevent state failure, subsequent forced migration, and the terrorist threat that often results. • Includes case studies of failed and failing states, including Somalia, Pakistan, Colombia, Haiti, and Sudan • Provides

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State Legitimacy and Failure in International Law
  • Author : Mario Silva
  • Publisher : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • Release Date : 2014-02-06

Through scholarly consideration, State Legitimacy and Failure in International Law evaluates gaps in structural competency that precipitate state failure and examines the resulting consequences for the world community.

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Battling Terrorism in the Horn of Africa
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg,World Peace Foundation
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2005

"Examines the state of governance in the countries of the greater Horn of Africa region--Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, the Sudan, and Yemen--and discusses strategies to combat the transnational threat of terrorism, including suggestions for more effective U.S. engagement in the region"--Provided by publisher.

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Mass Atrocity Crimes
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01

What can be done to combat genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other crimes against humanity? Why aren't current measures more effective? Is there hope for the future? These and other pressing questions surrounding human security are addressed head-on in this provocative and all-too-timely book. Millions of people, particularly in Africa, face

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Max Planck Yearbook of United Nations Law
  • Author : Armin Von Bogdandy,Rüdiger Wolfrum,Christiane E. Philipp
  • Publisher : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-09

This publication constitutes the first scholarly periodical to focus on activities of the United Nations in the field of international law. It recognizes the recent increased impact of the development of the World Organization, its Specialized Agencies and other aspects of the United Nations System, as well as their effect

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Transformations of the State
  • Author : Stephan Leibfried,Michael Zurn,Michael Zürn
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-06-13

This volume presents an innovative view of the nation-state and its future.

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Worst of the Worst
  • Author : Robert I. Rotberg
  • Publisher : Brookings Institution Press
  • Release Date : 2008-03-01

Repressive regimes tyrannize their own citizens and threaten global stability and order. These repositories of evil systematically oppress their own people, deny human rights and civil liberties, severely truncate political freedom, and prevent meaningful individual economic opportunity. Worst of the Worst identifies and characterizes the world's most odious states and

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African Democracy and Development
  • Author : Cassandra Rachel Veney,Dick W. Simpson
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2013

"The chapters in this edited volume are the result of a conference held in April 2009 at the University of Illinois at Chicago"--Introduction.

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