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Namibia: Group of Three and Western Contact Group

Jochen Prantl

in The UN Security Council and Informal Groups of States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199287680
eISBN:
9780191603723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199287686.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the role and performance of the Group of Three and the Western Contact Group in the process leading to the independence of Namibia in 1990. At the United Nations level, ... More


The Diplomatic Dimension

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Poses the question of whether diplomacy could have helped avoid a war in Kosovo while protecting the Kosovar Albanians. It argues that the narrative of the international response is inherently ... More


The Rambouillet Conference

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter covers the Rambouillet conference, a unique example of ‘enforced negotiation’. On 29 January 1999, the Contact Group issued its summons to the parties to negotiate, backed by a North ... More


Humanitarian Intervention in the Balkans

Nicholas Morris*

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Assesses the success of the two humanitarian interventions in the Balkans – Bosnia in 1995 and Kosovo in 1999 – from the perspective of humanitarian organizations. It argues how, ironically, the ... More


The Outbreak of Violence and the Hill Negotiations

Marc Weller

in Contested Statehood: Kosovo's Struggle for Independence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199566167
eISBN:
9780191705373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566167.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter traces the gradual escalation of the Kosovo crisis in the aftermath of the Dayton accords. Fearing potential engagement of neighbouring Macedonia and/or Albania, the international ... More


Internal Armed Conflict: February 1998–March 1999

The Independent International Commission on Kosovo

in The Kosovo Report: Conflict, International Response, Lessons Learned

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243099
eISBN:
9780191599538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243093.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Describes the fatal spiral of hardening Serb intransigence and growing Kosovar Albanian armament that followed the abolishment of Kosovo's autonomy in 1990 and led to escalation of the conflict. The ... More


Implementation

Simon J. Nuttall

in European Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293361
eISBN:
9780191684982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293361.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter discusses the problems in the implementation of the CFSP. One of the key problems is financing, because the administrative and operational expenditures of the CFSP are charged to the ... More


Independence

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0026
Subject:
History, Political History

The Contact Group and the UN agree to determine the future status of Kosovo in 2005. The UN appoints former Finnish President Martti Ahtisaari to lead the status evaluation. After much negotiation, ... More


Kosovo, NATO and Russia

Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

in The Kosovo Crisis and the Evolution of a Post-Cold War European Security: The Evolution of Post Cold War European Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719059797
eISBN:
9781781700631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719059797.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the eyes of some observers, the Kosovo crisis posed the greatest threat to relations between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) since the end of the Cold War. This chapter ... More


The Settling of a Self-Determination Conflict?: Kosovo’s Status Process and the 2010 Advisory Opinion of the ICJ

Bernhard Knoll-Tudor

in The Law and Politics of the Kosovo Advisory Opinion

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198717515
eISBN:
9780191787058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717515.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter comments on the multilateral process through which both states and organs of the international community attempted to exercise collective authority to mediate, condition and eventually ... More


Pirates, Terrorists, and Formal Sponsorship

Simon Reich and Peter Dombrowski

in The End of Grand Strategy: US Maritime Operations in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714627
eISBN:
9781501714641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714627.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines the US strategy of formal sponsorship in the multilateral anti-piracy campaign off the Somalian coast and in the Gulf of the Aden. It begins with a famous vignette – the rescue ... More


Madeleine’s War

James W. Pardew

in Peacemakers: American Leadership and the End of Genocide in the Balkans

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174358
eISBN:
9780813174587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174358.003.0024
Subject:
History, Political History

Serbian security forces expel half the Albanian population from Kosovo during the NATO air campaign. Russia remains in the Contact Group, but the cooperative relationship on the Balkans between ... More


Tripoli Falls, and Gaddafi With It

Rob Weighill and Florence Gaub

in The Cauldron: NATO's Campaign in Libya

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190916220
eISBN:
9780190943196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916220.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

As the rebel net tightened around the loyalist forces and Gaddafi lost Tripoli, this chapter provides an account of the final days of the regime and its unsuccessful struggle to maintain power. NATO ... More


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