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Cooperating for Peace and Security: Evolving Institutions and Arrangements in a Context of Changing U.S. Security Policy

Cooperating for Peace and Security: Evolving Institutions and Arrangements in a Context of Changing U.S. Security Policy

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Bruce D. Jones
Cambridge University Press
Edition: Illustrated, 6/7/2012
EAN 9781107661318, ISBN10: 1107661315

Paperback, 360 pages, 22.9 x 15.2 x 2.1 cm
Language: English

Cooperating for Peace and Security attempts to understand - more than fifteen years after the end of the Cold War, seven years after 9/11, and in the aftermath of the failure of the United Nations (UN) reform initiative - the relationship between US security interests and the factors that drove the evolution of multilateral security arrangements from 1989 to the present. Chapters cover a range of topics - including the UN, US multilateral cooperation, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), nuclear nonproliferation, European and African security institutions, conflict mediation, counterterrorism initiatives, international justice and humanitarian cooperation - examining why certain changes have taken place and the factors that have driven them and evaluating whether they have led to a more effective international system and what this means for facing future challenges.

Part I. Framework
1. Introduction
'two worlds' of international security Bruce Jones and Shepard Forman
2. 'The mission determines the coalition'
the United States and multilateral cooperation after 9/11 Stewart Patrick
3. UN transformation in an era of soft balancing Stephen John Stedman
Part II. Adapting Cold War Institutions
4. An evolving UN Security Council David Malone
5. Too many institutions? European security cooperation after the Cold War Richard Gowan and Sara Batmanglich
6. Whither NATO? Mats Berdal and David Ucko
7. The evolution of nuclear non-proliferation institutions Christine Wing
8. 9/11, the 'war on terror' and the evolution of counter-terrorism institutions Eric Rosand and Sebastian von Einsiedel
9. Evolution and innovation
biological and chemical weapons Fiona Simpson
Part III. New Tools, New Mechanisms
10. Normative evolution at the UN
impact on operational activities Ian Johnstone
11. Constructing sovereignty for security Barnett R. Rubin
12. New arrangements for peace negotiation Teresa Whitfield
13. International humanitarian cooperation
aiding war's victims in a shifting strategic environment Abby Stoddard
14. The evolution of regional and sub-regional collective security mechanisms in post-Cold War Africa Sarjoh Bah
15. International courts and tribunals Cesare Romano
Part IV. Conclusions
16. Conclusion
international institutions and the problems of adaptation Richard Gowan and Bruce Jones.