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Peacekeepers, Politicians, and Warlords : The Liberian Peace Process :  The Liberian Peace Process - A Alao

Peacekeepers, Politicians, and Warlords : The Liberian Peace Process

The Liberian Peace Process

Paperback Published: January 2000
ISBN: 9789280810318
Number Of Pages: 200

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When the international community responds to a massive humanitarian emergency, such as the one in Liberia, the operation that results is both complicated and ephemeral. The multifaceted nature of the problems in the crisis area attracts many different responses ranging from the deployment of thousands of international troops and observers to groups of civilians who act locally. Acting simultaneously but not always in concert with the response operations are the regional and international political leaders. In the context of Liberia, the crisis and the international response to it developed in stages, each with its own idiosyncratic nature, characteristic form of violence, cast of dominant personalities, and fresh bouts of extreme violence. Peacekeepers, Politicians, and Warlords is an original account of the entire peace process in Liberia that penetrates the roles of the peacekeepers, the warlords and the politicians who were the key actors in this narrative.

List of tables, figures, and mapsp. vii
List of acronymsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xv
The Liberian conflictp. 1
Regional peackeeping after the Cold Warp. 3
From peace to chaos: The outbreak of conflict in Liberiap. 12
Regional intervention in Liberiap. 28
The Cotonou Agreementp. 39
The Cotonou Agreement and the inherent obstacles to its successp. 41
Why Cotonou failedp. 52
The Abuja accordsp. 75
Abuja I: Plans for disarmament, demobilization, and reintegrationp. 77
Abuja IIp. 90
Towards a settlementp. 102
Conclusion: Some lessons from the Liberian experiencep. 115
Postscriptp. 125
Appendicesp. 127
Details of the Bamako Agreement, November 1990p. 129
Details of the Banjul Agreement, December 1990p. 130
Stipulations of the Lome Accord, February 1991p. 131
The Cotonou Agreement, July 1993p. 132
The UNOMIL Mandate, September 1993p. 145
The Akosombo Agreement, September 1994p. 147
Accra Clarification of the Akosombo Agreement, December 1994p. 156
Accra Acceptance and Accession Agreement, December 1994p. 159
Abuja Agreement, August 1995p. 162
Final Communique of ECOWAS meeting on Liberia, Abuja, August 1996p. 167
Bibliographyp. 175
About the authorsp. 184
Indexp. 185
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ISBN: 9789280810318
ISBN-10: 9280810316
Series: Foundations of Peace
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: January 2000
Publisher: UNITED NATIONS UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.32

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