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Data becoming risk information
Nathaniel O’Grady

W ALKING THROUGH THE corridors of a Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) headquarters in the north-east of England, you encounter an array of posters showing charts, graphs, and tables containing a variety of different information pertaining to fire emergencies. Affixed to walls, multi-coloured scattergraphs indicate the age of those most vulnerable to fire. Adjacent, a bar chart

in Security/ Mobility
Eşref Aksu

emergencies’ in a number of ‘failed states’. Arguably, the ‘complex emergencies’ and ‘failed states’ rhetoric was itself part and parcel of the emerging hegemonic power configuration of the 1990s, and reflected as much a particular (hegemonic) ‘image of reality’ as the ‘reality in itself’. 13 Be that as it may, the key point is that international actors continued to treat the UN, and

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
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Minister Lumumba and replaced him with Joseph Ileo. 55 This led to a chaotic situation where even the legality, let alone the legitimacy, of the new government was in question. This so-called ‘Constitutional Crisis’ would in subsequent months become a significant component of the Congo crisis. On 6 September, with a view to maintaining law and order, ONUC took a number of emergency measures, including the

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change
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Paul Latawski and Martin A. Smith

Kosovo. The OSCE created an unarmed, civilian ‘Kosovo Verification Mission’ (KVM), which began operating in November 1998. A small, French-led NATO military ‘Extraction Force’ was deployed to neighbouring Macedonia in case the KVM required emergency evacuation. By the beginning of 1999, the Holbrooke-Milosevic agreement was beginning to unravel. The FRY authorities began to move forces back into Kosovo

in The Kosovo crisis and the evolution of post-Cold War European security
Alexis Heraclides and Ada Dialla

: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), 217–18. 22 Orend, ‘Kant’s Ethics of War and Peace’, 167–9. 23 Mertens, ‘War and International Order in Kant’s Legal Thought’, 311; T. Mertens, ‘Kant’s Cosmopolitan Values and Supreme Emergencies’, Journal of Social Philosophy , 38:2 (2007

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century
French denaturalisation law on the brink of World War II
Marie Beauchamps

emergency condition, thus claiming a right to use whatever means are necessary to block a threatening development’. Beyond rhetoric, however, the 1939 bill further emphasises the extent to which the enunciation of security facilitates a structural change as it enables the law to be adapted. Such flexibility and adaptability strikingly resonate with Michel Foucault’s understanding of apparatuses of security

in Security/ Mobility
Water scarcity, the 1980s’ Palestinian uprising and implications for peace
Jeffrey Sosland

Israel’s history, it plans to import water from Turkey as an emergency measure. A discharge terminal will be built south of Ashkelon to receive the transported water, and from there water will be pumped to a nearby reservoir. The project will require laying a 13-km-long pipeline, and a converted 250,000-ton oil tanker for transport and will cost a total of $20 million (‘Emergency Summer Water Imports

in Redefining security in the Middle East
Alexis Heraclides and Ada Dialla

Ottoman army. The Sultan took the unusual step of sending Fuad with 15,000 soldiers and extraordinary emergency powers to oversee the operation (he named him Commissioner Extraordinary of the Porte and personally handed him the seal of authority, by Ottoman ritual a sign of considerable commitment) and thus gave few pretexts for European meddling in the Empire’s internal affairs. Abdulmecid sent letters to Napoleon III and Queen Victoria expressing his grief at the massacres

in Humanitarian intervention in the long nineteenth century
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Security/ Mobility and politics of movement
Marie Beauchamps, Marijn Hoijtink, Matthias Leese, Bruno Magalhães, and Sharon Weinblum

networked global terrorism, from emergency management in the onslaught of tsunamis and hurricanes to oil wars in the Middle East’ (Hannam et al. 2006 : 1), a diverse range of concrete and abstract things have become highly global and mobile. While such movement is often considered part and parcel of modernity, it also brings about increased complexity that becomes enmeshed with conceptualisations of threat – ‘it is discourses

in Security/ Mobility
Eşref Aksu

. 90 Systematic NGO involvement in the Cambodian crisis went through three phases until 1995: ‘emergency’ (1979–82), ‘isolation’ (1982–87), and ‘transition and liberalisation’ (1988–95). 91 From the early 1980s, NGOs formed several consortia in Cambodia. The Oxfam–NGO Consortium, Agricultural Relief and Rehabilitation in Kampuchea (ARRK) and Partnership for

in The United Nations, intra-state peacekeeping and normative change