Daniel S. Hamilton and Eva Gross, Editors



Over the past two decades the United States and Europe have engaged actively in efforts to prevent conflict and to manage crises around the world. How effective have such efforts been, and how could they be improved? This volume offers recommendations and applies them to specific case studies. In includes a Crisis Management Toolbox that outlines the key principles, actors, and instruments guiding such efforts.


Chapter 1 Failed States and the International Community Ten Years After 9/11: A Shifting Paradigm? John Herbst

Chapter 2 Waiting for Soft Power: Why the EU Struggles with Civilian Crisis Management, Claudia Major and Martina Bail

Chapter 3 EU-U.S. Cooperation in Crisis Management: Transatlantic Approaches and Future Trajectories, Eva Gross

Chapter 4 Did the Afghanistan War Change Germany? Niels Annen

Chapter 5 Protecting Civilians: The Politics of Intervention and Non-Intervention in Africa, Alex Vines

Chapter 6 Western Crisis Response and the Question of Palestine, Alfred Pijpers

Chapter 7 Sudan: The Prospect of Intervention and its Implications, Jon Temin

Chapter 8 From Protecting to Rebuilding: The EU’s Role in Libya, Patryk Pawlak

Chapter 9 From Afghanistan to the Arab Spring: A Critical Moment for Transatlantic Crisis Response, Glenn Nye

Chapter 10 The Crisis Management Toolbox—From Civilian Crisis Prevention to Peacebuilding: Principles, Actors, Instruments, Claudia Major, Tobias Pietz, Elisabeth Schöndorf and Wanda Hummel

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