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Elana Wilson Rowe

the AMEC project was denied entry to Russia on a routine work visit. The Russian MFA later stated that this representative had been engaged in illegal information gathering, even though all AMEC work had been carried out either on request or agreement from the Russian Northern Fleet and other relevant authorities (Bellona, 2007). This rejection of the AMEC representative sends a signal of changing attitudes in Russian political and security circles towards both being a recipient of ‘aid’ via capacity-​building and the extent to which the Russian North (the military

in Arctic governance
Managing the criminal facets of war economies
Jenny H. Peterson

question of really becoming more professional in what it does and gaining greater levels of competency over investigation’ (I8). A substantial number of replies centred around the provision of specific forms of training. While capacity-building is not without its merits, it overshadows an equally if not more relevant concern, namely oversight and the concomitant public accountability that accompanies such mechanisms. The need for oversight of security institutions in post-conflict states generally and Kosovo specifically is evidenced by the highly politicised environment

in Building a peace economy?
Kerry Longhurst

capacity-building in this first phase of reform. Phase 2 (1998–2001): Red–Green efforts at reform Against this background, fresh efforts were made to re-focus the reform of the Bundeswehr in the immediate wake of the Federal elections of September 1998, efforts were then given greater impetus by the 1999 war in Kosovo and the lessons drawn from it for the future of European security. The Kosovo experience exposed the serious deficiencies in Europe’s collective ability to present a common voice on foreign policy questions and to project armed force without recourse to US

in Germany and the use of force
Marta Iñiguez de Heredia

a broad spectrum of conflict and post-conflict formulas, including humanitarian intervention, peacekeeping, peace-building strategies and capacity-building, amongst others (Brahimi 2000; Chandler, Chesterman, and Laakso 2007; UN General Assembly 1945: 1.1 and 2.7).  2 The centrality of war in this account leads Centeno to speak of it as the ‘bellicist’ account (2003: 11–26).  3 Tilly differentiates states according to their organisational structure, including: citystates, tribute-taking empires and nation-states (1990: 21–5).  4 The last census dates from 1984

in Everyday resistance, peacebuilding and state-making