The holy land divided: Defending Partition as a Solution to Ethnic Wars

@article{Downes2001TheHL,
  title={The holy land divided: Defending Partition as a Solution to Ethnic Wars},
  author={Alexander B. Downes},
  journal={Security Studies},
  year={2001},
  volume={10},
  pages={116 - 58}
}
IN THE DECADE since the cold war ended, ethnic civil wars around the globe have captured the attention of scholars and policymakers alike. Several high-profile clashes, such as those in Bosnia, Rwanda, Chechnya, and Kosovo, have generated casualties or refugees numbering in the hundreds of thousands. Ethnic cleansing, a euphemism for campaigns c f intimidation, terror, rape, and murder designed to "get rid of the 'alien' nation ility, ethnic, or religious group and to seize control of the… Expand
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