What explains the widening and deepening of international peace operations after the Cold War
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During the cold war, major world powers entrusted the security of their nation to a balance of power among states. In this sense international stability relied on the premise that if state security is maintained, then the security of citizens will necessarily follow. Therefore international security relied on the anarchistic balance of power, a military build-up between the US and the Soviet Union which were the two superpowers, and on the absolute sovereignty of the nation-state. Security was seen as protection from invasion; executed during proxy conflicts using technical and military capabilities (Bajpai, 2000).
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Explanation for the widening and deepening of international peace operations after the Cold War
This article looks into the factors that seem to have replaced the ideological clashes of the Cold War as the principal sources of current widening and deepening of international peace operations. Most of these factors are related with, but not limited to, the desire to express cultural identity, discrimination, anti-democratic political sy...