Grasping the Nettle : Analyzing Cases of Intractable Conflict

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Pub. Date: 2005-03-24
Publisher(s): United States Inst of Peace Pr
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Analyzes the defining characteristics and underlying dynamics of intractable conflicts.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
Richard H Solomon
Preface xiii
Contributors xvii
The Intractable Conflicts Experts Group xxiii
1. Introduction: Mapping the Nettle Field 3(30)
Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, Pamela Aall
Understanding Intractability
2. Comparative Studies of Long Wars
Roy Licklider
3. Analyzing Intractability
I. William Zartman
4. Nature, Dynamics, and Phases of Intractability
Louis Kriesberg
5. Mediation in the Most Resistant Cases
Jacob Bercovitch
6. Negotiating Intractable Conflicts: The Contributions of Unofficial Intermediaries
Diana Chigas
Cases of Intractable Conflict
7. Can Sudan Escape Its Intractability?
J. Stephen Morrison and Alex de Waal
8. Intractability and Third-Party Mediation in the Balkans
Steven L. Burg
9. Angola: The End of an Intractable Conflict
Paul Hare
10. Third Parties and Intractable Conflicts: The Case of Colombia
Cynthia J. Arnson and Teresa Whield
11. The Uses of Deadlock: Intractability in Eurasia
Charles King
12. Kashmir: Fifty Years of Running in Place
Howard B. Schaffer and Teresita C. Schaffer
13. "Intractable" Confrontation on the Korean Peninsula: A Contribution to Regional Stability?
Scott Snyder
14. Intractability and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Stephen Cohen
15. Beyond Resolution? The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict
Shibley Telhami
When Endless Conflicts End
16. Conclusion: From Intractable to Tractable-the Outlook and Implications for Third Parties
Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osier Hampson, and Pamela Aall
Index 387

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