International Conflict Resolution And Peace Enforcement

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The world in which the live has rapidly transformed over the past century, particularly since the end of World War II. A new wave of democratization, increasing globalization and economic power, expressions of claims to rights based on cultural identity and a redefinition of sovereignty which gives states new responsibilities to their citizens and the world community. Along with this, significant efforts have been taken following the end of the war, in relation to international coordination of security policy, hence, the establishment of International Organisations such as the United Nations, in an attempt to keep the peace, and provide resolutions to any future conflict. International organisations play a central role in the politics of international legitimacy surrounding conflict resolution and peace enforcement, as well the implementation of the measures deemed necessary to diffuse conflict. There has always been a strong norm against interstate aggression but intervention form international organisations to bolster international peace and security is increasingly acceptable. The multilateral organisations have a more credible claim to speak for the international community than any other entity. Moreover, since their collective decision-making procedures require at least some transcendence of individual states particularistic interest’s international organisations are seen as able to make less biased distinctions between genuine peace enforcement and aggression. The
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