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Unformatted text preview: • Economic aid can help governments transfer money from other programs to fight rebels • In general also poor strategy for ending conflict • Cutting off aid can also be important o If government is trying to organize for conflict Diplomatic Interventions • Importance of Diplomacy o Provides objective information since both sides have incentives to misrepresent their capabilities o Important role in having each side recognize emotional costs of conflict • Role of mediator ranges o Pass along information o Offering range of solutions o Arranging resources help implement agreements o Providing money o Security o Technical assistance • Diplomacy used less because o Voluntary o Involves each side negotiating and making concessions • Most successful interventions • Diplomacy combing w/ material incentive • Sequencing of them very important • Higher success rate in ending conflict sooner...
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2009 for the course POLI 2057 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07