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Title New armies from old : merging competing militaries after civil wars / Roy Licklider, editor.
Imprint Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 320 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Armies -- Reorganization -- Case studies.
Civil war -- Case studies.
Postwar reconstruction -- Case studies.
Combined operations (Military science) -- Case studies.
Conflict management -- Case studies.
Armies -- Africa -- Reorganization -- Case studies.
Civil war -- Africa -- Case studies.
Conflict management -- Africa -- Case studies.
Africa.
Genre Case studies.
Contents Foreword / by Bruce Russett -- Introduction / Roy Licklider -- Mixed motives? Explaining the decision to integrate militaries at civil war's end / Caroline Hartzell -- Early adopters -- Sudan 1972-1983 / Matthew LeRiche -- Military integration from Rhodesia to Zimbabwe / Paul Jackson -- Merging militaries: the Lebanese case / Florence Gaub -- Autonomous development -- From failed power sharing in Rwanda to successful top-down military integration / Stephen Burgess -- From rebels to soldiers: an analysis of the Philippine policy of integrating former Moro National Liberation Front combatants into the armed forces / Rosalie Arcala Hall -- South Africa / Roy Licklider -- International involvement -- Half-brewed: the lukewarm results of creating an integrated military in the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Judith Verweijen -- Merging militaries: Mozambique / Andrea Bartoli and Martha Mutisi -- Bosnia-Herzegovina: from three armies to one / Rohan Maxwell -- Bringing the good, the bad and the ugly into the peace fold: the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces after the Lomø Peace Agreement / Mimmi Søderberg Kovacs -- Burundi / Cyrus Samii -- Alternative perspectives -- The industrial organization of merged armies / David Laitin -- Military dis-integration: canary in the coal mine? / Ronald Krebs -- So what? / Roy Licklider.
Summary Negotiating a peaceful end to civil wars, which often includes an attempt to bring together former rival military or insurgent factions into a new national army, has been a frequent goal of conflict resolution practitioners since the Cold War. In practice, however, very little is known about what works, and what doesn't work, in bringing together former opponents to build a lasting peace. Contributors to this volume assess why some civil wars result in successful military integration while others dissolve into further strife, factionalism, and even renewed civil war. Eleven cases are studied ...
Other Author Licklider, Roy E., editor, author.
Other Title Print version: New armies from old. Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014] 9781626160439