Phi Beta Iota: This slide was inspired by the National Defense University session on Peacekeeping Technology for the Protection of Civilians, and particularly by the impassioned final presentation of the African participant who focused on the reality that no one in the West bothers to do functional requirements analysis at the indigenous level before doing uninvited interventions that inevitably do more damage than good. For a book length treatment of this problem (intervention making things worse, see Shawcross below.
De Jong, Ben, Weiss Platje and Robert David Steele (eds.) (2003). PEACEKEEPING INTELLIGENCE: Emerging Concepts for the Future. Oakton, VA: OSS International Press.
Shawcross, William (2001). Deliver Us from Evil: Peacekeepers, Warlords and a World of Endless Conflict. Simon & Schuster.
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