Learning From Somalia
The Lessons Of Armed Humanitarian Intervention
This book examines the intervention in Somalia and draws lessons for future peacekeeping operations, analyzing many aspects of peacemaking that are not well understood, including efforts to rebuild the police, the dynamics of the economy, and the performance of European armies.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Acronyms -- Legal Aspects of Intervention -- Failed Visions and Uncertain Mandates in Somalia -- The Restoration of the Somali Justice System -- International Peacebuilding and the Dynamics of Local and National Reconciliation in Somalia -- Economic Aspects of Intervention -- Somali Land Resource Issues in Historical Perspective -- Humanitarian Relief Intervention in Somalia -- Military Aspects of Intervention -- The Relationship Between the Military and Humanitarian Organizations in Operation Restore Hope -- Foreign Military Intervention in Somalia -- The Experience of European Armies in Operation Restore Hope -- Decisionmaking During Intervention -- U.S. Government Decisionmaking Processes During Humanitarian Operations in Somalia -- Relations Between the United States and United Nations in Dealing with Somalia -- Congress and the Somalia Crisis -- Conclusions -- Rekindling Hope in UN Humanitarian Intervention -- The Lessons of Somalia for the Future of U.S. Foreign Policy -- Somalia and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention -- Appendixes -- United Nations Security Council Resolutions and Secretary-General Reports on Somalia (1992-1996) -- Humanitarian Operations Center (HOC) -- HOC Laydown -- CMOC Mogadishu Organization -- The French Administration in Bakool Province -- About the Book and Editors