The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era? by Gerhard Kümmel, Bastian Giegerich

By Gerhard Kümmel, Bastian Giegerich

The current anthology stems from the conception of a common and show up uneasiness about the company of army intervention in our occasions. certainly, the West is for really a while engaged in a deep introspection approximately his army intervention regulations within the years yet to come and displays approximately this. what is going to Western army intervention regulations appear like sooner or later; what sort of army intervention rules is needed and how much army intervention guidelines is financially, politically and socio-culturally attainable and militarily possible? The speculation pursued during this quantity states that, within the foreseeable destiny, we might even see a distinct form of army intervention coverage and intervention posture of the West that would bring about assorted army interventions. it can be argued that we're witnessing the sunrise of a brand new period, the period of army post-interventionism.

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The 2006 White Paper on German security policy and the Bundeswehr propagates a close civil-military cooperation for international missions. In the future, national preventive security measures will be premised on even closer integration of political, military, development policy, economic, humanitarian, policing and intelligence instruments for conflict prevention and crisis management. Operations at the international level will require a comprehensive, networked approach that effectively combines civilian and military instruments (White Paper 2006: 11).

It should be noted, however, that the comparatively peaceful course of the Congolese general elections in 2006 was all but self-evident. Many observers expected turmoil and escalating violence. 41 G. Kümmel, B. 1007/978-3-658-01286-1_4, © Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013 rhetoric on the one side and cultural misunderstandings, mismanagement, and the erosion of comprehensive projects for the country’s reconstruction on the other. Even the Western exit strategy from Afghanistan seems to be fraught with peril (Sedra/Burt/Lawrence 2011).

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