By Autesserre

ISBN-10: 0521156017

ISBN-13: 9780521156011

ISBN-10: 0521191009

ISBN-13: 9780521191005

- Winner of the 2012 Grawemeyer Award for ideas enhancing international Order
- Winner of the 2011 Chadwick F. Alger Prize, overseas reports Association

The hassle with the Congo indicates a brand new reason for foreign peacebuilding mess ups in civil wars. Drawing from greater than 330 interviews and a 12 months and a half box examine, it develops a case research of the overseas intervention in the course of the Democratic Republic of the Congo's unsuccessful transition from struggle to peace and democracy (2003-2006). Grassroots rivalries over land, assets, and political strength prompted common violence. in spite of the fact that, a dominant peacebuilding tradition formed the intervention process in a fashion that precluded motion on neighborhood conflicts, finally dooming the overseas efforts to finish the deadliest clash due to the fact that global warfare II. such a lot foreign actors interpreted endured battling because the outcome of nationwide and nearby tensions by myself. UN employees and diplomats considered intervention on the macro degrees as their basically valid accountability. The dominant tradition built neighborhood peacebuilding as such an unimportant, surprising, and unmanageable job that neither surprising occasions nor resistance from opt for contributors may possibly persuade overseas actors to reevaluate their realizing of violence and intervention.

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