By Chiyuki Aoi

This e-book goals to supply for a path-breaking cross-regional comparability of the functions and readiness of Asia-Pacific international locations to give a contribution to peace aid missions, with a watch to choosing rising traits and coverage implications.

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4 (July 2011): 825–50. 35. Bellamy, Williams, and Griffin, Understanding Peacekeeping. 36. Eli Stammes, Peace Support Operations: Nordic Perspectives (London: Routledge, 2008). 37. Tardy, Peace Operations after September 11, 2001. 38. For instance, David S. , Politics of Peacekeeping in the Post-Cold War Era (London: Frank Cass, 2005); Derek McDougall, “Humanitarian Intervention and Peacekeeping as Issues for Asia-Pacific Security,” in James Hentz and Morten Boas, New and Critical Security and Regionalism: Beyond the Nation State (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003), pp.

Due to threats nearer home, alliance management and balance of power/geopolitical considerations dictate a generally cautious approach toward expeditionary missions. Far more than Europe or the Americas, the Asia-Pacific region remains laden with historical antagonisms, involving territorial disputes or unresolved issues and tensions from World War II. Past political allegiances vis-a-vis Cold War political alignment are diverse, as well as current international political alignment, such as ASEAN and other institutional membership.

Schmidl, Peace Operations between War And Peace (London: Routledge, 2000); Thierry Tardy, Peace Operations after 11 September 2011 (London: Routledge, 2005). , UN, Peace and Force (London: Routledge, 1997). 26 Chiyuki Aoi and Yee-Kuang Heng 5. United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations and Department of Field Support, “United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Principles and Guidelines” (Capstone Doctrine), 2008. For a critique of the idea of “robust” peacekeeping in the UN context, see Thierry Tardy, “A Critique of Robust Peacekeeping in Contemporary Peace Operations,” International Peacekeeping, Vol.

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