Combating Criminalized Power Structures: A Toolkit (Peace by Michael Dziedzic

By Michael Dziedzic

Criminalized energy buildings (CPS) are illicit networks that benefit from transactions in black markets and from criminalized country associations whereas perpetuating a tradition of impunity. those criminalized strength buildings are the foremost spoilers of peace settlements and balance operations. This quantity makes a speciality of the capability on hand to practitioners to deal with the demanding situations posed by means of CPS in addition to ideas for bettering their efficacy and an enumeration of the stipulations crucial for his or her luck. The ability variety from fiscal sanctions and border controls to using social media and felony intelligence-led operations. each one step of this toolkit is designated, explaining what each one device is, the way it can be utilized, which sort of CPS it's best suited for handle, and what's essential to make certain good fortune of the peace operations. The effectiveness of the software is additionally assessed and its use is illustrated via genuine existence events, akin to overseas provide chain controls to avoid the looting of average assets in Western Africa or the intervention of overseas judges and prosecutors in Kosovo.

A spouse quantity, Criminalized strength buildings: The missed Enemies of Peace, articulates a typology for assessing the threats of CPS illustrated via many case studies.

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