Asia-Pacific Nations in International Peace Support and by Chiyuki Aoi

By Chiyuki Aoi

This publication goals to supply for a path-breaking cross-regional comparability of the services and readiness of Asia-Pacific nations to give a contribution to peace aid missions, with an eye fixed to determining rising developments and coverage implications.

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Traditional troop contributors and model-setters for UNPKO were middle powers during the Cold War. These countries no longer provide for the bulk of UN peacekeepers today. Nor does the “Nordic Model,” once standard during the Cold War, provide for a viable template for peace operations today. See Peter Viggo Jakobsen, Nordic Approaches to Peace Operations: A New Model in the Making? (London: Routledge, 2006). 9. On RtoP, the literature is vast. See the original report, International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (ICISS), The Responsibility to Protect: Report of the International Commission on Intervention and State Sovereignty (Ottawa: the International Development Research Centre, December 2001).

Cooperative Security in the Asia-Pacific: The ASEAN Regional Forum (London: Routledge, 2011); Amitav Acharya, Constructing a Security Community in Southeast Asia: ASEAN and the Problem of Regional Order (London: Routledge, 2009). 2. pdf, accessed May 12, 2013. 3. com/2013/03/11/foreign-peacekeepers-should-end-sabah -conflict/, March 11, 2013, accessed April 9, 2013. 4. The literature on this transformation is vast. For a most notable “textbook” interpretation of such transformation, see Alex Bellamy, Paul Williams, and Stuart Griffin, Understanding Peacekeeping (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2004) (and the second edition, 2009, by Bellamy and Williams, published by Polity).

The most notable was the UK Ministry of Defence’s new doctrine on security and stabilization. UK Ministry of Defence, Joint Doctrine Publication (JDP) 3–40, Security and Stabilisation: Military Contribution (Shrivenham: The Development, Concepts, and Doctrine Centre, Ministry of Defence, 2009). The US also updated its counterinsurgency doctrine. S. Army Field Manual No. 3–24; Marine Corps Warfighting Publication No. 5), (Published also from Univ. of Chicago Press, 2006). For a recent academic consideration of stability operations, see Chiyuki Aoi, Legitimacy and the Use of Armed Force: Stability Missions in the Post-Cold War Era (London: Routledge, 2011).

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