Can international interventions secure the peace?

  title={Can international interventions secure the peace?},
  author={Anke Hoeffler},
  journal={International Area Studies Review},
  pages={75 - 94}
  • Anke Hoeffler
  • Published 2014
  • Political Science
  • International Area Studies Review
The international community uses a number of interventions to make and build peace. How effective are these interventions? What works and what does not? Some of the commonly advocated interventions have been assessed in large-n studies.This article provides an overview of the current knowledge and highlights the uncertainties. Although there is no evidence that development aid helps to prevent wars in general, aid stabilizes post-war situations. There are also a considerable number of studies… Expand

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