The Peacekeeping-Peacemaking Dilemma

J. Michael Greig, Paul F. Diehl 25.09.2017 23:19 International Relations Peacebuilding

Once tension between parties turn into an armed conflict, the international community expects formation of a peacekeeping force so that peace can be realized. This article empirically tests this assumption. Authors look at interstate and intrastate wars and wh...

This article is a good survey of civil war termination and how civil war termination affects the prospects for enduring peace and democratization. The main finding of the article is that, contrary to the conventional wisdom, civil wars ending with negotiated s...

In peace negotiations during a civil war, possible biased stand of the third party state is crucial. This article focuses on the relationship between the stand of the mediator and success of peace negotiations. Svensson examines the impact of government-biased...

Although the title of the article sounds that this is an examination of consequences of negotiated settlements, the article actually is a review and test of several arguments about civil war termination. He challenges some widely-accepted arguments in the lite...

Partitioning a state after civil war ens has been debated by political scientists and policy makers. It is believed that partition is the most favorable solution to a civil war because the fighting groups will not have tol ive together in the future, hence pro...