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The International Community and State Reconstruction in War-torn Societies

Published on 1 January 2004

There is some hubris in the idea that the international community (and in particular the major donors and international bodies) can assist the reconstruction of entire states and national societies after war and state collapse. Yet in recent years this is precisely what it has been attempting in country after country, including Bosnia, Kosovo, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Liberia and (even more problematically) in Iraq.

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Robin Luckham

Emeritus Fellow

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Luckham, R.
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Journal of Conflict, Security and Development, volume 4, issue 3

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