Disarming Conflict by Ernie Regehr

By Ernie Regehr

long ago area century our international has hosted ninety-nine wars, twenty-nine of those are ongoing. The invoice for holding large shops of guns and a few 70 million humans in uniform presently stands at $1.7 trillion a 12 months. of those wars, over eighty five percentage aren't settled at the battlefield; they're fought to desperately hurting stalemates, finally being grew to become over to diplomats and politicians who move looking for no matter what face-saving results should still be on hand. And but, leaving behind the convention desk in favour of the battlefield remains to be justified while seen as a final resort.

In this courageous and discerning publication, Ernie Regehr, OC, explains the techniques and tasks had to steer clear of the futility of world army attempt. Combining 4 many years of expertise in clash zones, advising and prime international relations efforts, development NGOs and contributing to the adoption of the accountability to guard Act via the realm meeting, Regehr boldly exhibits that political balance shouldn't be issued from the barrel of a gun.

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