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Policy Paper 12: U.S. Intervention in Ethnic Conflict

Fred Wehling, John Steinbruner, George Kenney, Michael Klare and Michael Mazarr

Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, Working Paper Series from Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California

Abstract: Transnational ethnic conflict is a major source of violence and instability in the contemporary international system. It is too early to tell whether this threat will prove to be a transitory consequence of the collapse of multinational states, such as the Soviet Union and the former Yugoslavia, or will become a defining characteristic of post-Cold War world politics. In either case, recent instances of ethnic strife in Bosnia, Chechnya, Rwanda and the Kurdish area of northern Iraq remind us that ethnic conflicts will pose continuing problems for U.S. foreign policy.

Keywords: Social and Behavioral Sciences; US Intervention; Ethnic Conflict; Foreign Policy; Conflict Resolution; post Cold War International System (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1995-05-01
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